Mon 15 Nov / Reclaim The Frame

Petite maman + Q&A

Cert. U

Special Screenings

72 mins

 in French with EN subs

FRA | 2021 | dir. Céline Sciamma, with Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz, Nina Meurisse

Hosted by Birds’ Eye View director Melanie Iredale, this special preview is your chance to hear from Céline Sciamma (Girlhood, Portrait of a Lady on Fire) on her radiant new film that mysteriously and delicately explores of childhood, grief and intergenerational connection.

After her grandmother dies, Nelly (Joséphine Sanz) is taken to her mother’s childhood home. While her parents go about cleaning out the house, Nelly explores the surrounding woods. She encounters Marion (Gabrielle Sanz), a girl exactly Nelly’s age and to whom she bears a striking resemblance. The pair become fast friends, constructing a hut together, sharing lunches, and talking over the life transitions both are in the midst of. Incrementally, the girls’ eerie similarities yield revelations that merge events of the past with those of the present.

Followed by a Q&A with director Céline Sciamma

Mon 15 Nov 18.20pm

The mission of Reclaim the Frame is to re-tell the story of cinema by drawing ever greater audiences to films by women & non-binary creatives, re-claiming cinema as a truer reflection of the world we live in. To learn more and join the #ReclaimTheFrame mission and receive free cinema tickets, discount codes and other film goodies click here.

Reclaim The Frame is run by charity Birds’ Eye View, and backed by the BFI’s Audience Fund.

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