POV | Documentaries with a point of view

Girl Model

Directed by A. Sabin & David Redmon

Girl Model
National PBS Premiere on POV
Sunday, March 24 at 10 PM

(check your local listings)

Girl Model strips away the fašade of the modeling industry by following two people whose lives intersect because of it. Ashley is a deeply conflicted American model scout, and 13–year–old Nadya, plucked from a remote Siberian village and promised a lucrative career in Japan, is her latest discovery. As the young girl searches for glamour and an escape from poverty, she confronts the harsh realities of a culture that worships youth — and an industry that makes perpetual childhood a globally traded commodity. An Official Selection of the 2011 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Winner, 2011 POV | Alpha Cine Award. Produced in association with American Documentary | POV.

 

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