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Jennifer Siebel Newsom ’96 discusses ‘The Mask You Live In’ and masculinity in the U.S.

In “The Mask You Live In,” the new Sundance documentary from Jennifer Siebel Newsom ’96, we meet boys and men from across ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds, all of whom have suffered from feeling like they had to conform to a hyper-masculine norm — a natural follow-up to her first film, “Miss Representation,” which tackled how cultural messaging about female roles negatively affects women.