Girls State: Incompatible for Comparison?

In many ways, it feels unfair (and even, sexist) to compare Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss’ Girls State to their previous effort, Boys State. (After all, the pairing of these documentaries hardly creates a ‘franchise’.) Quite frankly, the two films are entirely different stories, created within entirely different worlds. But even Girls State can’t escape the world of toxic masculinity….

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