Wednesday 15th March
Join Impact Hub Birmingham and Holly Tarqini for a screening of 'Girlhood' as a International Women's Day special, where we will hear from Holly about her work with Bath Film Festival and F-Rated.
A girl with few real prospects joins a gang, reinventing herself and gaining a sense of self confidence in the process. However, she soon finds that this new life does not necessarily make her any happier.
Running time: 1 hr 53mins
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French | 2014 | Subtitled
Girlhood (French: Bande de filles, Gang of Girls) is a 2014 French drama film directed by Céline Sciamma, starring Karidja Touré. It is a coming of age film that focuses on the life of Marieme (Karidja Touré), a girl who lives in a rough neighborhood right outside of Paris. The film discusses and challenges conceptions of race, gender and class; Sciamma's goal was to capture the stories of black teenagers; characters that are generally underdeveloped in French films.