Tough Guise 2 is a movie that explores violence and images of manhood in American culture.
Pioneering anti-violence educator Jackson Katz argues that the ongoing epidemic of men’s violence in America is rooted in our inability to move beyond outmoded ideals of manhood.
Watch the Tough Guise 2 movie trailer here:
Watch a short TED Talk by Jackson Katz on the male culture of violence and the issue of “gender violence issues.” He said he doesn’t see gender violence as just a women’s issue that some good men help out with. He said that gives men an excuse not to pay attention.
The film provides a stunning look at the violent, sexist and homophobic messages boys and young men receive.
Tough Guise 2 stands to empower a new generation of young men and women to challenge the myth that being a real man means putting up a false front and engaging in violent and self-destructive behavior.
There will be a one time only showing of tough Guise 2 at the bow Tie Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza, 2 Railroad Ave on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Doors open at 6:30pm.
Tickets just $10 in advance or $15 at the door. $5.00 for students.