Shot during 1970, at the height of the Vietnam War, while this film may be short on bloody shootouts, it’s full of etiquette quandaries that could leave you stuck in a big muddy if you’re not careful. Dating do’s and don’t like do you let a man of lower rank open the door for you? Do you let the man order for you? All will be revealed in this stylin’ look at the world’s hippest military.
“Good manners, social grace, and courtesy are the mark of a successful servicewoman. They can also be used to describe successful people in all walks of life. Knowing what to do in specific situations is a matter of custom, instinct, education, and good taste.”
The Story of Cosmetics, released on July 21st, 2010, examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. Produced with Free Range Studios and hosted by Annie Leonard, the seven-minute film by The Story of Stuff Project reveals the implications for consumer and worker health and the environment, and outlines ways we can move the industry away from hazardous chemicals and towards safer alternatives. The film concludes with a call for viewers to support legislation aimed at ensuring the safety of cosmetics and personal care products.