Age before beauty

Australia, 1980

Film
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Shows older women involved in a variety of activities including exercise classes and dances. Shows them undertaking “alternative” health treatments such as chiropractry and acupuncture. Exposes the negative stereotyping of older women and investigates women’s fear of the aging process.

Credits

production company

Sydney Filmmakers Co-operative

producer

Susan Lambert

Duration

00:18:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017748

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body image

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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