News - 15 Feb `22More Than Our Skin documentary

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MORE THAN OUR SKIN is a documentary exploring the depths and effects of living with Vitiligo through the stories of five extraordinary women: Valarie, Millicent, Patricia, Alicia, and Katrina. This film tells a story of these women who found strength after the pain; a newfound resilience; and the mission to help others find a way to live life to the fullest. 

Filmmakers are traveling to the homes and communities of each woman portrayed in this film – conducting interviews with spouses, children, members in their community, parents, and friends – along with the women themselves. Often, these interviews are personal and painful – but part of their story to let the viewing audience know how living with Vitiligo affects them individually.

More Than Our Skin provides a deeper understanding of what it means to live with Vitiligo:

  • ​Stories of falling into deep depression
  • Stories of contemplating suicide
  • Stories of isolation and addiction
  • Stories of death
     

The documentary More Than Our Skin was filmed by Hull Bay Productions; it is honored for Best Health Special Project in the Inaugural Anthem Awards 2022.

The filmmakers need your help to eliminate the stigmas of vitiligo: please check Sponsorships & Donations to help with post-production and distribution. 

For more information and to the creative team behind the making of the film, please visit official website More Than Our Skin 

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