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Showings

Scene 1 Wed, Mar 27 7:30 PM
Event Info
Dialogue:post-screening discussion with director Anahita Ghazvinizadeh
Series Info
Series:Women's March
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:80 minutes
Director:Anahita Ghazvinizadeh
Year Released:2017
Production Country:USA
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Language:English
Persian

Description

Post-screening discussion with director Anahita Ghazvinizadeh!

"Artfully made." - Jordan Mintzer, Hollywood Reporter

"A mature and moving story." - Nikki Baughan, Screen Daily

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Cannes Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival

Fourteen-year-old J goes by the pronoun "they" and lives with their parents in the suburbs of Chicago. J is exploring their gender identity while taking hormone blockers to postpone puberty. After two years of medication and therapy, J has to make a decision whether or not to transition. Over this crucial weekend while their parents are away, J's sister Lauren and her Iranian friend/partner Araz arrive to take care of "They".


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