Sat Aug 27, 3:15 PM
Director: Taryn Brumfitt

Adelaide Film Festival Youth is excited to present the South Australian premiere of Embrace: Kids!

In 2016 Taryn Brumfitt’s documentary Embrace explored the global issues of body loathing that invited changing the way we feel about our bodies. Now in 2022 she is sowing the seed of body positivity for kids with her new documentary Embrace: Kids.
Featuring Taryn’s network of well-known celebrity friends including Celeste Barber, Jameela Jamil, and Adelaide music duo Electric Fields, Embrace: Kids brings together a vibrant collection of stories and voices to entertain and inspire kids and parents alike, showing us that the first step in changing the world, is changing your own mind.
Filmed in Australia and throughout the world, with the support of Screen Australia and the South Australian Film Corporation, it brings together a vibrant collection of stories and voices to entertain and inspire kids and parents alike.

Join Taryn and special guests for a red carpet experience before seeing the South Australian premiere of Embrace: Kids on the big screen at Wallis Cinemas Mitcham!

Red carpet arrivals from 3.15pm for a 4pm start. 

An AFF Youth Special Event.
AFF Youth is a celebration of the screen designed especially for young people, organised by the Adelaide Film Festival. First held in 2021, AFF Youth will return soon!
Find out more about AFF Youth here.

The Embrace Kids Hub
Embrace: Kids is a tool for families and educators to start conversations.
Accompanying the release of the film is the Embrace Hub, an all-inclusive portal for safe and effective body image resources.
The Hub has been designed by Taryn Brumfitt and her colleague, Associate Professor Dr Zali Yager.
More information:

Age Recommendation All Ages
Director Taryn Brumfitt
Producer Taryn Brumfitt, Bonnie McBride, Anna Vincent
Writer Taryn Brumfitt
Cinematographer Benjamin Dowie
Editor David Scarborough
Music Benjamin Speed
Cast Taryn Brumfitt, Jameela Jamil, Celeste Barber, Audrey Mason-Hyde, Alex Noble, Chloé Hayden, Electric Fields, Amy Sheppard, Erin Phillips, Scott Stuart