Girlhood [Bande de filles]

Bande de filles

Directed By: Céline Sciamma

November 14, 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.”

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Screened Semesters:

  • 2016 Winter
  • 2019 Fall

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