Queer Screens

 Celine Sciamma's 'Tomboy'

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FREE

LT1 - Queen's Building, Queen's Drive

19th February 2018 from 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Running time: (film) 82 min

Age: U - Suitable for all

Screening of Celine Sciamma's 2011 film

Lecture Theatre 1 (LT1)
Queens Building
University of Exeter
Queens Drive
EX4 4QH

A French family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure and 6-year-old Jeanne, moves to a new neighbourhood during the summer holidays. With her Jean Seberg haircut and tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids and passes herself off as Michael. Filmmaker Céline Sciamma brings a light and charming touch to this drama of childhood gender confusion. Zoe Heran as Laure/Michael and Malonn Levanna as Jeanne are nothing less than brilliant. This is a relationship movie: relationships between children, and the even more complicated one between one's heart and body.

Part of Queer Screens, a series of LGBTQ+ films programmed and introduced by Dr Joao Florencio (Art History and Visual Culture).

Free entry. No booking necessary.

Contact: j.florencio@exeter.ac.uk