The relationship women have with their bodies is often difficult and complex. Fraught with fear, disappointment, unrealistic hopes and expectations, and tragically a lot of self-hate, it’s one many of us will struggle with on and off for years.
EMBRACE will premiere this Sunday, June 12th, at the Sydney Film Festival. Get your tickets here.
For filmmaker Taryn Brumfitt, something had to change.
“Why do so many people hate their bodies, and what can we do about it?” Brumfitt asks in the trailer for her new documentary, Embrace.
Taryn Brumfitt, the Embrace documentary maker. Source: Transmission.
"For years, society has been telling women to be beautiful, as if that's the most important thing you can be."
Premiering at the 2016 Sydney Film Festival, Embrace offers a powerful insight into how and why societies around the world have subjected themselves to unrealistic beauty standards, the damage it's doing, and how we can move past it all.