There's a lot of focus on how society treats minorities and women, but what about the flip side? What expectations do we have for the males in our society and how has that shaped their development? The Representation Project explored those questions and more in their 2014 film The Mask You Live In.

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"Be a man." That's a phrase often directed at young boys throughout childhood. And while the speaker of that phrase may have good intentions, what sort of implications do those three words have? What does it really mean to 'be a man'? Watch the trailer for The Mask You Live In down below to see how America defines masculinity and whether or not that definition is harmful to society.