Beyond the Chair

8 minutes – 2006

Director – DVD available

Beyond the Chair chronicles the working lives of three unique barbers and hairdressers who share their personal experiences of working with clients and the lessons learned along the way. Upbeat, and often humourous, this short documentary captures a world so familiar, yet unexamined.

Gene from Albert's Barber shop - Nelson, BC

Gene talks about how hairdressers 'play with the hair' and barbers 'just cut it'.

Brian at Enso talks about the difference between barbers and hairdressers

Brian from Enso Hair Design discusses the importance of keeping a secret as a hairdresser.

Edna from 'No Choice' Barber Shop - Nelson, BC

Edna thinks barbers and hairdressers are different professions all together.