Lukas Dhont invited by the film festival of San Sebastián with debut feature ‘Girl’

The film ‘Girl’, the feature film debut of Lukas Dhont, is invited at the Spanish San Sebastian Film Festival (21-29 september). It reports the Flemish Audiovisual Fund (VAF) in a press release. The film was previously in Cannes already to go with the Caméra d’or for Best debut Feature’.

Image from ‘Girl’, the debut film by Lukas Dhont © gf

The debut of Dhont tells the story of Lara, a 15-year-old transgendermeisje that a career as a ballerina strives for. The film was in Cannes very well received.

Read more: ‘Girl’-director Lukas Dhont: “Why would a transgender a transgender person can play?’

On 9 October, will be ‘Girl’ the Film Fest Ghent officially open, after which distributor Lumière, the film on 17 October in the Belgian screens released. ‘Girl’ will be in San Hendaye, be shown in the Perlak section for recent movies with an international appeal, which is not yet in Spain are released. The Belgian film, there was also chance to win the audience award. Before he goes into the fight with ‘Three Faces’ of Jafar Panahi and ‘Cold War’ by Pawel Pawlikowski.

Will also be ‘Another Day of Life’ to show up in the Perlak-section of San Sebastián. The documentary by Raúl de la Fuente and Damian Nenow, a Polish-Belgian-Spanish co-production, was also in world premiere in Cannes. With a mix of animation, live action and archival footage, tells the film the story of a journey that the Polish star reporter Ryszard Kapuscinski in 1975, made to it by a civil war-torn Angola. (Belga)

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