“Slip of the Tongue” was directed by Karen Lum and the poem was written and performed by Adriel Luis
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Karen Lum first gained interest in feminism when she was 16 and made a film called “Slip of the Tongue,” which addressed unrealistic westernized beauty standards and features spoken from Adriel Luis. Her film subsequently won a regional Emmy Award and was screened in 40+ film festivals around the world. A graduate of Stanford University with a B.S., she now works as a user experience designer in Silicon Valley. Her goal is to help young women build self-esteem and confidence, in order to set themselves up for stronger relationships, fulfilling careers, and an enduring sense of self. Follow her on Instagram @womanlystateofmind.