Indie Select; No Hair Day: A Viewpoint Presentation
Story Breaks: No Hair Day BC Pic Loc 3 Program start 1:01:59:00 Program End 1:53: 32:00 Bob Burns Cambridge Studios 781-643-1771
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- Indie Select
- No Hair Day: A Viewpoint Presentation
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In March of 1998, three bald women came to the Cambridge studio of photographer Elsa Dorfman for a portrait session. The women - ﬁlmmaker Deborah Dorsey, artist and teacher Carol Potoff and Libby Levinson, an executive assistant at a publishing ﬁrm - had met in a breast cancer support group; each had lost her hair to chemotherapy. A ﬁlm crew led by Dorsey's husband and business partner, Bob Burns, captured the session's hilarity and gravity, poignancy and ﬁerce friendships, as well as the women's reﬂections on ﬁghting breast cancer.
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