TENDERFLUID

A body poem film, 2019

 

Celebrating the hypnotic plasticity of a larger body, tenderfluid is visible softness as protest.

A counterpoint to the rigidity of diet culture, cis-heteronormativity and toxic dogmas of weight gain & queerness as failure.

Using poetry & intimate self-portraiture, tenderfluid is as an act of reclaiming body autonomy in a society laden with fatphobic rhetoric, allowing fat flesh space on screen to express its internalised shame, unexpressed rage and, ultimately, defiant hopefulness.

 

A Film by Liberty Antonia Sadler

Camera: Natalie Anastasiou

Recordist: Orlando Sadler

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