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MJC Screens Documentary – The Mask You Live In

MJC presents screening of documentary The Mask You Live In
The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film The Mask You Live In on Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The free event is part of the CEP Spring Film and Lecture Series. Campus parking is available for $2 in student parking lots.

The Mask You Live In claims that boys grow up in a culture with a narrow definition of masculinity that encourages them to disconnect from their emotions and value aggression over compassion. Raising a healthier generation of boys and men, the film suggests, depends largely on recognizing and transforming the cultural messages directed at them.

A facilitated discussion will follow the film.

The rest of the Spring Film and Lecture Series schedule includes:

March 10 – Merchants of Doubt – documentary film
March 17 – First Generation – documentary film
March 31 – Black in America: A Continuing Conversation
April 14 – The Burden – documentary film

For a brief description of each event visit

For more information on MJC’s CEP or the Film and Lecture Series contact Jason Wohlstadter, Ph.D., MJC professor of English, at>.

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.