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THREAD Every time a new James Bond film is made, the producers are asked to reconsider their representation of disfigurement. Every time, they say they don't care. The new film, out this week, is no exception. This time, two villains with facial disfigurements. Lucky us.pic.twitter.com/94KhvZLdJw
It's well known that the disfigurement = villainy trope is harmful. It's why @FaceEquality set up the #IAmNotYourVillain campaign, and why the BFI subsequently said they would not fund any films that used visual difference as a marker for villainy. https://www. changingfaces.org.uk/get-involved/c ampaign-with-us/i-am-not-your-villian/ …