Tomboy: Film Guide
LGBTQ History Month, 1 Feb - 1 Mar
A film guide that looks at Tomboy (2011), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
Mon 04 Feb 2019
10:00 - 12:00
107 Kingsland High St Dalston,
WHAT: Into Film is proud to present an educational screening of Tomboy as part of our LGBT History Month programme showcasing LGBTQ+ cinema.
WHEN: Monday 4 February, 10am - 12pm (the film will start promptly at 10.15am)
WHERE: Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High St, Dalston, London, E8 2PB (Ground floor stalls seats fully accessible, circle seats only accessible by stairs.)
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From acclaimed French filmmaker Celine Sciamma, Tomboy is a beautifully understated, naturalistic drama about gender identity that’s both touching and gently humorous. It centres on 10-year-old Laure, whose family move to a new neighbourhood on the outskirts of Paris during the summer holidays. Laure soon makes friends with Lisa, a local girl who assumes that Laure is a boy. Instead of correcting them, Laure introduces themselves as Mickael and starts living a double-life, with Laure/Mikael's parents unaware of their secret, and their six-year-old sister persuaded to play along. Warm and gentle, Tomboy is a beguiling film with universal messages about fitting in and discovering who we are.
Contains mild violence and occasional natural nudity.
France / Western Europe - General