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Aubrey Gordon in Your Fat Friend

Your Fat Friend + Q&A - Opening Night Film

7:00PM, Thu 19th Oct

Made over 6 years, director Jeanie Finlay charts the rise of Aubrey Gordon, from anonymous blogger writing with candour and humour as "Your Fat Friend"  to NYTimes best-seller and beloved podcaster, talking about what it means to be a very fat woman in the world. Her aim? Bringing about a paradigm shift in the way that we view and treat fat people.

This isn’t about “body positivity” co-opted by brands to sell fat-kinis to size 16 women, it’s about bringing about a paradigm shift in the way that we treat fat people and the fat on our own bodies. It has brought her an insatiable worldwide audience, and threats to her life. 

A film about fatness, family, the complexities of making change and the deep, messy feelings we hold about our bodies.

YOUR FAT FRIEND, finding a place in the world when you don’t quite fit

This screening will have Open Captions - spoken dialogue and sound effects in the film will be converted to text and appear on screen


Filmmaker - Jeanie Finlay

Jeanie Finlay

Seat dimensions information

Single Seats

  • Backrest width 50cm, height 50cm
  • Width between armrests: 44cm
  • Seat base width 44cm, depth 42cm, height from ground 42cm

Double Seats (back row of balcony)

  • Backrest width 100cm, height 52cm
  • Width between armrests: 93cm
  • Seat base width 93cm, depth 45cm, height from ground 50cm

Measurements will vary slightly seat to seat due to the age & positioning.

Balcony seats will have less legroom (excluding double seats at back and A12, A13 & A13 on front row) than stalls seats. Stalls seats have most legroom on rows J & A.

General information on accessibility available here

Opening Night Party - 6pm

The screening is preceded by the festival's opening night party from 6pm. Festival Pass holders can attend for free, but if you don't have a festival pass, you need to buy a separate ticket for the party. Your film ticket doesn't include access to the party.

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Aubrey Gordon in Your Fat Friend
7:00PM, Thu 19th Oct
Silver Screen
Jeanie Finlay
Running time
96 mins

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