Trans film screening series: XXY

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 22:00 to Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 00:00

Free film! Free snacks! Free talk!

Everyone welcome. Allies welcome.

XXY: An intimate and moving drama about an intersex teenager named Alex who has been raised as a girl but now, at the age of fifteen, has to decide which gender they actually want to choose to live as, or whether that's even a choice they necessarily have to make. XXY offers a story about the dignity and strength of youth. Set by the seas of Uruguay, the film strays from medical-realism and instead offers poetry and clumsiness to explore the story of Alex's body, sexuality and self-awareness. Beautiful. Tough. Powerful. An Argentine film.

Director: Lucía Puenzo
Rated: unrated (2008) 86 mins.
language:Spanish with English subtitles

Open community discussion after.

Vegan & nut-free meal/snacks (ingredient list available)
For accessibility accommodations contact: [email protected]
Limited seating.

 

The Centre for Women and Trans People UT
563 Spadina Ave. rm.100
M5S 2J7 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 35.8488" N, 79° 24' 1.0368" W
Ontario CA
The Centre for Women and Trans People

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