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15-year old Lara dreams of a career as a ballerina. But what makes it difficult, is that she is born as a boy. Screened in our monthly Movies with Pride-series.
Girl depicts the life of 15-year-old Lara, whose biggest dream is to make a career as a ballerina. But her body struggles, because Lara was born a boy. However, together with her father and young brother, she tries to defy the world.
The widely acclaimed film Girl was a big hit in the cinemas in 2018. It had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the Camera d'Or (best debut), young lead actor Victor Polster won the prize for best actor, and the international press awarded Girl with the Fipresci prize. It then went on to win many, many prizes worldwide.
The film is screened in our monthly Movies with Pride-series in the same week Lukas Dhonts new film Close is released.