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Screening of the documentary “Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie”

Date of Event: 22-September-2021 -

Time of Event: 20:00

Location of Event: The Royal Film Commission-Jordan


The Royal Film Commission - Jordan
in cooperation with The Cultural Affairs Team at the U.S. Embassy in Amman
invites you to attend the screening of the documentary

“Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie”

On Wednesday 22nd of September 2021

At The Royal Film Commission’s open air theater

Jabal Amman – First Circle

Free Entry
Seats are limited

The screening starts at 8 PM. Doors open at 7 PM.
Please be present at the RFC by 7:30 PM to apply safety measures.

Please bring your mask and keep social distancing.

Entry is allowed for individuals who are fully vaccinated
or who took the first dose
(21 days must have passed since the first dose)
(Proof of the vaccine will be required)


Wednesday 22nd of September 2021
8:00 PM

Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie

Andrea Blaugrund Nevins, 92 minutes, Documentary, in English, USA, 2018

In her 59 years, Barbie - the most popular doll ever created - has become a fashion icon, a lightning rod and a target for feminists. “Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie”, featuring newly discovered footage and unprecedented access to the inner workings of a toy giant during Barbie’s biggest reinvention, surveys 60 years of women in popular culture through the lens of this 11.5 inch, Zelig-like plastic icon. Featuring interviews with writers, journalists, Mattel insiders and cultural historians, the documentary follows the progression and regression in women’s recent fight for equality by weaving six decades of shockingly sexist media with fly-on-the-wall insight into Barbie’s invention and reinvention and the effect it has had on culture.

“Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie” had its world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival.

Film Trailer: