Tomboy  by Céline Sciamma (82′)

Tomboy paysage

A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately passes herself off  as a boy named Mikhael to the neighbourhood children. Implying that Mikhael is a closet transgender boy. This film follows his experiences with his newfound friends, his potential love interest, Lisa, his younger sister and his parents. It focuses in on the significance of gender identity in social interaction from an early age, the difficulties of being transgender and young, and how Mikhael navigates these in the background of childhood play and love.

In partnership with Institut Français