Face value

United States, 1981

Film
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Explores the lives of three facially disfigured individuals in a sensitive and moving series of interviews. Discusses the meaning of beauty, the value of physical appearances in society and the importance of every human being.

Credits

director

Michael Kriegsman

Language

English

Duration

00:43:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33300

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Face

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Accidents

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Beauty, Personal

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Face

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physically handicapped

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physically handicapped - Rehabilitation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Self-perception

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Surgery, Plastic

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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