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Bleach My Skin White

Author: Darkling Productions LLC,; Films Media Group,
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Darkling Productions LLC., New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2015. ©2005
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
The media has a significant impact on the perception of skin color which can adversely affect self-esteem. On her journey to uncover the reasons why people bleach their skin, filmmaker Dami Akinnusi meets with experts in the field of dermatology, psychiatry and cultural history. As she follows a young woman lightening her skin, she asks why in the 21st century there is still a negative attitude towards darker skin  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Digital transfer of (manifestation):
Darkling Productions LLC., 2005
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Darkling Productions LLC,; Films Media Group,
OCLC Number: 932263704
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 15, 2015.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, October 1 2015).
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (23 min., 7 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Skin Bleaching (2:37) --
Light Skin Obsession (3:47) --
Psychological Need (2:31) --
Shades of Acceptance (2:26) --
Perception of Skin Color (2:40) --
Modeling Image (2:30) --
Issue of Dark Skin (3:32) --
Self-Perception (2:32) --
Credits: Bleach My Skin White (0:24).
Responsibility: Darkling Productions LLC.

Abstract:

The media has a significant impact on the perception of skin color which can adversely affect self-esteem. On her journey to uncover the reasons why people bleach their skin, filmmaker Dami Akinnusi meets with experts in the field of dermatology, psychiatry and cultural history. As she follows a young woman lightening her skin, she asks why in the 21st century there is still a negative attitude towards darker skin and if growing globalization will make ethnic ambiguity the accepted norm.

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