Changing Faces calls for the way villains look in movies to change

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I am not your villain

Have you ever noticed that lots of villains in the films have something in common?

The charity Changing Faces has.

They spotted that many movie villains have scars, birth marks and facial disfigurements - and they want that to change.

The charity say that too often movie baddies have facial disfigurements and want a line to be drawn between having a visual difference and being evil or bad.

In a new campaign, called I Am Not Your Villain, people who have facial disfigurements have been talking about their experiences.

We want to hear from you, what do you think of the Villains in movies - should their faces change? Have you ever noticed the difference? Let us know what you think in the comments.

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Changing Faces said: "We want to see a commitment from film companies, casting directors and producers to stop using scars or marks to depict a villain and to increase the number of positive, inspirational role models with a visible difference in films and on TV.

The British Film Industry (BFI) who make and fund films in the UK have backed their campaign - the organisation has decided that they will not give money to make films that have baddies with facial disfigurements in them.

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Over half of children who have facial disfigurements are bullied.

With at least 1.3 million people in the UK having significant disfigurements, it's hoped that this campaigned can go a small way to helping people to feel more accepted.

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