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Rina Rosselson, researcher in the representation of old women in film (Photo Alex Rumford )

Rina Rosselson (April 2012 World Cafe at the Southbank Centre with AgeUK, photo by Alex Rumford )See also ageingageismdiary.wordpress.com

Why this blog: It is through films that I became aware of the all-pervasive toxic combination of ageism and sexism in our visual culture. I had always loved the cinema and on my retirement 17 years ago, I decided to study for an MA in Film and Television. I wanted to understand why, both in my teens and as I entered my 60s, I felt so at odds with film critics.

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