publication . Article . 2016

Geriatría y cine: una mirada desde la salud

Beatriz OGANDO DÍAZ;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Dec 2016
  • Publisher: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca (EspaÑa)
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Growing old does not entail getting ill. WHO’s “Health and Aging” presents a positive view, with the idea of ‘active aging’ seeking to supersede the passive role that has been granted to the elderly. Old age is associated to stereotypes that keep changing as society itself changes. In this context, movies are a good vehicle for detecting and reflecting on such stereotypes, thus motivating the growing interest in what has been dubbed “Gerontocinema”./nCinema likewise contributes to the construction of the social representation of aging. In recent decades, many movies have portrayed the place the old man has in the world. Although many films feature the negative a...
Subjects
free text keywords: Medicina, Cine, Medicine, Motion pictures, geriatría, salud, Medicine (General), R5-920
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