GIRLHOOD

NR  |  1 hour 52 minutes • Archived

City Cinemas Village East Cinema

Q&A
Saturday 1/31 following the 7:10PM show at the Village East Cinema - Q&A with filmmaker Céline Sciamma, led by Richard Peña, Director Emeritus of the New York Film Festival

 

Official Selection: Cannes Film Festival; Toronto Film Festival and 2015 Sundance Film Festival

About

An international film festival favorite, GIRLHOOD follows an insecure French teen as she struggles to find her inner strength and identity. Fed up with her abusive family situation and lack of school prospects, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of free-spirited girls. She changes her name, drops out of school, and starts stealing to be accepted into the gang. When home becomes unbearable, she seeks solace in an older man who promises her money and protection. Realizing this lifestyle will never result in the freedom and independence she desires, Marieme finally decides to take matters into her own hands.

Directed By

Céline Sciamma

Written By

Céline Sciamma

Cast

Karidja Touré, Assa Sylla, Lindsay Karamoh, Marietou Touré, Idrissa Diabate

Language

French with English subtitles

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