Girl (15) + Q&A with director Lukas Dhont

Determined 15-year-old Lara (Victor Polster) is committed to becoming a professional ballerina after starting at a new school. Though supported by her father, Lara's adolescent frustrations and impatience are heightened as she prepares for gender reassignment surgery.

Having been born a boy, she faces a world that questions her gender and selfhood, while also also taking on the intense physical demands of a dancer's life.

Based on a real-life equivalent, Lukas Dhont's Cannes prize-winning film is a superb debut that puts trans experience centre stage.

Director Q&A

Director Lukas Dhont joins us for a Q&A following a preview screening of the film.

This event took place on Tuesday 26 February at Curzon Bloomsbury.

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