Three bullied girls take a mysterious plant transforming them into boys. A magical realist examination of gender.
Kim, Bella and Momo, three bullied teenage girls are going through the throes of finding themselves. Surrounded by a dark world of teenage violence, marginalization and sexual confusion, the girls have only each other. A seismic shift happens when they discover a curious plant in their beloved greenhouse. It turns out to have mysterious magical qualities that, when consumed, transforms the girls temporarily into boys. Not only does their gender change, the world around them, and their response to it, is profoundly altered.
This screening will include subtitles, as part of our Hard of Hearing friendly matinee programme.
About Film Unit
Film Unit is the award winning independent cinema located in the Sheffield Students' Union. Founded in 1949, we are a group of cinema lovers who desire to provide entertainment, to be not for profit, and to promote film as an art form.
We screen a selection of films on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during term time, with the cheapest ticket price in Yorkshire. We specially curate our programme with blockbusters, independent, foreign, family and classic cinema to ensure we provide something for everyone. For us, cinema should be for everyone, so all our programme is open to the public, our matinee screenings are Hard of Hearing friendly with subtitles and this semester we are hosting a special Autism-friendly screening. We're also working with Unite the Union to bring you two very special free screenings of Ken Loach's newest masterpiece and on April Fools' Day, we're holding a hilarious Fools Festival of British Comedy Cinema. We are volunteer-run so if you'd like to get involved, please get in touch.
Once again many thanks to all our staff, volunteers and of course, our audience!
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