DOCUMENTARY (rp) - DIARY OF A TEENAGE NUDIST
18 year old Bianca Badham grew up in a ‘typical' British nudist club.
Now, fascinated by the rise of teenage nudism on both sides of the
Atlantic, she goes on a journey to discover why nudism, previously the
preserve of the middle age, is now so popular with British and American
youth, and whether this is harmless fun or a paedophile's dream.
On her journey, Bianca meets other young people who have discovered nudism to
ask them what it's really about and why they enjoy it so much. Along the
way she wrestles with some of the pitfalls of an activity which for many
is utterly taboo. As well as meeting young British nudists at a weekend
event, she travels to America where nudist ideology is being actively
promoted to children. She attends a nudist camp in New York State, and
Nudestock 2004 in Sacramento the biggest nudist rock festival in the
world. Bianca also visits experts such as professors and sex therapists
who raise questions about whether nudism has a sexual side, what its
benefits might be, and whether in the current atmosphere of paedophile
paranoia, it is still possible for teenage nudism to be pursued in the
spirit it was originally intended.