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music film art culture los angeles: Ma Vie En Rose

Tara Mars has a nice writeup of Ma Vie En Rose, screening tonight with preview clips of Queens at Heart.

Wednesday, November 19, 6:30pm ABSOLUT pre-reception 7:30pm screening – Rigler Theatre @ The Egyptian

http://www.outfest.org/ofwed.html

I saw this film when it came out in the theaters back in 1997; I fell in love with the little boy who plays the protaganist in the film. Really great movie…

Dir. Alain Berliner, 1997, France/Belgium/UK, 88 min.Ludo is a six-year-old who was assigned as a boy at birth, but who does not identify as a boy. As a hopeful and sensitive child, Ludo truly believes that a miraculous transformation into a girl will happen someday soon. Ludo’s family begins to realize with horror that this desire to be a girl isn’t just a child’s role-playing fantasy. The situation turns into a real-life drama of intense reactions from family, neighbors, friends, and teachers, culminating in an uplifting and hopeful ending.

Plus: a sneak peek at clips of the pre-Stonewall trans documentary QUEENS AT HEART, the Outfest Legacy Project’s newest restoration project

Hosted by filmmaker/actress Andrea James who reminds you November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance (http://www.transgenderdor.org/)

http://musicfilmartculturelosangeles.blogspot.com/2008/11/ma-vie-en-rose.html

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