BFI FLARE INTERVIEW: Shana Myara on Finding Fat Liberation With ‘Well Rounded’ (2020)

April 16, 2021

BFI FLARE INTERVIEW: Shana Myara on Finding Fat Liberation With ‘Well Rounded’ (2020)

April 16, 2021

After building an established career as a writer, curator, festival director and arts programmer, Shana Myara has now turned to feature filmmaking with her documentary Well Rounded, which screened at the 2021 edition of BFI Flare. Focusing on the intersection between race, fatness and queerness, Well Rounded combines the personal experiences of four fat activists with insight from medical and historical experts, resulting in an empowering, accessible look at weight stigma and fat positivity. We spoke to Shana about her intentions with the film and how it contributed to her own journey towards body liberation.

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