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Beautiful At Any Age With ‘Pretty Old’

Screenshot from the trailer to "Pretty Old" by Walter Matteson

CLICK TO WATCH THE TRAILER: Screenshot from the trailer to “Pretty Old” by Walter Matteson.

The Ms. Senior Sweetheart Pagaent pageant has become a celebration, of life, survival and enduring beauty. It’s an antidote to the sometimes poisonous cult of youth and beauty in American culture that can so quickly leave older women feeling devalued and discarded.

The pageant is the subject of “Pretty Old“, a documentary being shown at the Boston Jewish Film Festival this weekend.

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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/IZNVCETD5RWITJNEDYS7GNYRCU john

    unbelievably beautiful, it made me cry a bit.

  • Moviegoer

    You will smile and cry at the same time. Age is nothing but a number. As “Low Price” puts it, “You may look older, you may put on a few pounds but don’t ever let your personality age. That is what people will judge you by.”

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