BEAUTY BEFORE AGE
This groundbreaking film explores the power of youth and
beauty in the gay community. A diverse group of gay men, ages 19 to 77,
negotiate their fears of becoming old, undesirable, and alone. The film
critically examines the pressure to look young and attractive, the lack of
positive older role models, and the ways in which AIDS intensifies the fear
and process of aging. BEAUTY BEFORE AGE offers a male perspective on a
historically female issue, and illuminates the larger societal obsession
with physical appearance.
• GOLD APPLE, National Educational Media Network
• CERTIFICATE OF MERIT, International Documentary Association
• GRAND PRIZE, University of Oregon Queer Film Festival
• AWARD OF RECOGNITION, Missouri Video Festival
• HONORABLE MENTION, Silver Images Film Festival
• Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
• BBC British Short Film Festival
• New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
• Public Television Broadcast
• Screened at over 30 international film festivals
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