Videos include a short film from the IFI Archive Player that tackles the everyday myths and misconceptions that result in ageism; testimonies from older people around the world about how ageism affects them for the International Day of Older Persons; experiences of ageism across the life course created by the United Nations + the World Health Organization (WHO); a trip to the “Human Best Before Date” tattoo parlor from BrandHealthCanada; an animation of a world without ageism; a TEDx talk by Kristen Shaughnessy on age and gender discrimination; a music video by Kelea about the plight of older job seekers; an animation set in the Philippines about systemic ageism (with subtitles in Arabic, Burmese, Russian, and Spanish); an age-positive fashion show from Norway; a fake ad for aging cream from the City of Toronto; a recording of Old School’s most popular workshop, Let’s Dismantle Ageism; a short documentary by Jennifer Abod about the radical founders of the Old Women’s Project; another short documentary about Black Americans’ experience of age bias; a conversation between Moira Allan of OLD’UP and Estelle Huchet of Age Platform Europe about combating ageism; an animation by Russ Haan on how making and sharing art makes aging better. Also a number of subversive social experiments: one conducted by Apia Australia that reveals subconscious bias; a high school teacher’s prank that does the same; and social experiments from AARP’s Disrupt Aging team denying food and free samples to passersby under age 40.
The words Ending Ageism Together in light green and in a semi-circle around the words Changing the Narrative. Next to the word "the" is a rectangle with a color gradient of Orange, Yellow, and Green from left to right.
What would it look like if aging were unbound by ageism?
Age advocates describe a world without ageism in a series of very short videos created by Changing the Narrative for Older Americans Month 2023