Tomboy - London

Tomboy
Screening
Tomboy

Event Date

Mon 04 Feb 2019

Event Time

10:00 - 12:00

Location

Rio Cinema,
107 Kingsland High St Dalston,
London,
E8 2PB

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Cost

FREE

Recommended Age Group

11–16

Curriculum Subject/s

  • Biology
  • French
  • Languages
  • Personal
  • PSHE Education
  • Science
  • Social

Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair friendly
    Wheelchair Access

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.)

 

*Educators must ensure they book tickets for themselves as well as students. On the order form, please indicate how many young people and how many adults will attend out of the total amount of tickets you have booked.*

 

We look forward to seeing you at the screening!

Please contact info@intofilm.org with any queries.

 

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Film title

Tomboy


Synopsis

French filmmaker Celine Sciamma builds on the promise of her acclaimed debut Water Lilies with a beautifully understated, naturalistic drama about childhood gender identity confusion that’s both touching and gently humorous. It centres on 10-year-old Laure, who has moved with her family to a new neighbourhood on the outskirts of Paris during the summer holidays. With her short-haired, boyish looks and tomboy ways, the local kids mistake her for a boy. Instead of correcting them, she introduces herself as Michael and starts living a double-life, with her parents unaware of her secret, and her six-year-old sister persuaded to play along. Her situation becomes more complicated as she grows closer to local girl Lisa, and tension builds around the fact her deception can't last forever.

Contains mild violence and occasional natural nudity.

Director/s

Celine Sciamma

Year

2011

Country of Production

France / Western Europe - General

Genres

  • Drama

Language

French

Duration

79 minutes

Subtitles

English

Venue name

Rio Cinema

Address

107 Kingsland High St Dalston,
London,
E8 2PB