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This is the first prize winner for the 2012 Mashup contest celebrating student creativity in video and multimedia. This video also won the People's Choice Award (determined by online voting). WARNING: This video contains scenes of violence that may be disturbing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.The audio text consists of a series of quotes from romance/comedy films where female characters are standing in front of the mirror and talking about their bodies. It is married with images from noteworthy horror movies from 1960-2012. It is meant as an intertextual and self-reflexive examination of the gaze and the voyeur and poses questions about spectatorship, gender, and representation.
Film and Media Studies
Cassidy, T. (2012, April 01). Deject/Reflect. [Video file.] Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/showcase_videos/30