Meet Femen's Topless Feminist Activists

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In "Femen in Paris: Ukraine's Topless Warriors Move West," Jeffrey Tayler tells the story of a global movement of young, female activists known for a bold protest tactic: nudity. In this short documentary from Tayler and Saraí Suárez, leaders of the group discuss their media-savvy, youth-oriented brand of feminism, and why even progressive countries like France need them. You can watch the documentary in two parts below and read the full story here

 

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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