Sex Roles (2013) 69:345–348 DOI 10.1007/s11199-013-0304-1 MEDIA REVIEW Revisioning Men’s Friendships Through One Man’s Journey: A Documentary About Men’s Friendships Five Friends. Directed by Eric Santiago, Brea, CA, Captive Pictures, 2011. 70 min. $250.00 (University price). ISBN:1-932869-54-9 www.mediaed.org Robert Heasley Published online: 27 June 2013 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013 “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation,” mused as our light. For many males this level of trust is a challenge, Henry David Thoreau (2004, p. 11) as he pondered his own leading people like psychiatrist Rob Garfield to establish life and relationships. It is a theme in the stories many men in “friendship labs” for males to experience (many for the first the United States tell as they enter therapy, and one that is time) what it is like to trust, and feel deeply connected, to other also reflected in the suicides, addictions, acts of violence, men (Garfield, 2010). In my own work creating a photo- and failed romantic relationships men experience (Garfield, narrative project a few years ago about intimate male friend- 2010; Real, 1998; Wexler, 2009). Five Friends, a documen- ships, I was struck by how often men of every age and tary
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