Dir: Lukas Dhont
Cast: Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Oliver Bodart
Belgium, 2018, 106 mins, Flemish & French dialogue with subtitles
A coming-of-age drama focusing on a 15-year-old transgender girl who is undergoing hormone therapy while studying at the country’s most prestigious ballet academy, where she hopes to become a ballerina. A sympathetic portrait that reveals the dilemmas and repercussions of being born with a body that clashes with your sense of identity, and the journey that it takes to put that right. Tonight’s screening will be introduced by a member of the Trans community.