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A Monster's Calling

This humorous animated film is about the nature of personal anxieties and body image. An "under-the-bed" monster wanders through a slumbering household. It visits a little girl, then an older brother and finally, the teenaged big sister. What frightens each of them is different: for the big sister, it's the fear of being fat! A film without words.

Thin Dreams

This 1986 film made by teenagers looks at how young women in high school feel about their bodies and how their self-images are affected by the North American obsession with thinness.

2001, 26 min 04 s

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