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Lola and the Sea + All Those Sensations in my Belly

Sat Nov 13, 17:30

Film,Q+A, Barbican Cinema, £12

Mya Bollaers makes her stunning acting debut in this tender tale of a hot young trans girl skater, Lola, who is struck by the sudden loss of her mother. Micheli’s stunning cinematography captures the dingy streets of Belgium and the haunting beauty of the sea. Attempting to reconnect with her estranged father amidst the dusky streets of Belgium, Lola goes on a journey of self-discovery in this vital trans coming-of-age story.

LOLA AND THE SEA | dir. Laurent Micheli | Belgium, France 2021 | 90’
in French and Flemish with English subtitles

short before the film:

ALL THOSE SENSATIONS IN MY BELLY | dir. Marko Djeska | Croatia 2020 | 13’  
Captivating and poignant hand-drawn animation explores a trans woman’s emotional landscape. 


CW: this programme containg instances of transphobia (such as deadnaming and misgendering), suicide ideation, violence and threat of sexual violence.


Programme supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery.

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