Girlhood [Bande de filles]
Directed By: Céline Sciamma
2014 / French / 113 mins
Writer-director Céline Sciamma twists the gender and racial dynamics of the traditional coming-of-age tale in the story of Marieme, a teen-age girl living in the Paris projects who changes her name and style and drops out of school to join a gang of girls and escape her abusive family and lack of prospects.
For a preview of this film, listen to Fall 2019, episode 11 of the IC podcast, “From the Booth.”
IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt3655522
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