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Movies That Matter Screening of "To Be A Miss" (Venezuela, 2016)

Date & Time:
February 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm
Gallery Hall, Taylor Family Digital Library (TFDL)

Movies That Matter Documentary Film Screening

What: Documentary Screening - “To Be A Miss” (2016)
Where: Gallery Hall at the Taylor Family Digital Library (TFDL)
When: February 22nd (Wednesday) at 7pm.
Cost: Free for students with ID; community by donation (cash or non-perishables) with all proceeds to the Campus Food Bank.

Q&A with the Directors will follow the screening. 

To be a Miss is a feature-length documentary journey that takes the viewer through the inner workings of Venezuela’s beauty factory, exploring the hopes and dreams of young models as they strive to become the next Miss Venezuela. Following three central protagonists, the film exposes the risks and rewards associated with this multi-billion dollar industry while showing how nationalism, personal ambition, and the influence of mass media have transformed the lives of ordinary women in the country.