Coming events: Embrace film March 9


Body-image-awareness documentary Embrace

5:30 to 9 p.m. March 9
The Little Theatre, 240 East Ave.

embrace_poster_jpg_for_web_v2The Rochester Media Association is sponsoring the area’s first showing of Taryn Brumfitt’s documentary Embrace, about body-image issues.

It is told from Taryn’s point of view of as she traverses the globe talking to experts, women in the street and well-known personalities about the alarming rates of body image issues that are seen in people of all body types.

She interviews Ricki Lake, Amanda de Cadenet, Jeffrey Madoff, Dr Linda Bacon, Mia Freedman and others. The Australian-made film was released in the US in September.

Event begins at 5:30 p.m. with networking, with the film starting at 6:30. The movie will be followed by a panel discussion on this important topic.

Tickets are sold out!

For more information about this special event see our Embrace Page, featuring links to the trailer and other information, plus photos and bios of our expert panelists.

Embrace is presented with sponsorship of

 

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