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.