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Oscar-Snubbed ‘Girl’ Director Lukas Dhont Responds To Tough Words From Trans Critics: “The Biggest Strength Of Art Is Empathy”

Lukas Dhont’s feted debut feature Girl has been among the most talked about foreign language films of the year. The Belgian drama has also become a lightning rod for the growing discussion over on screen representation.

The film recounts the true story of a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams of bec…

Oscars Foreign Language Film Shortlist: ‘Roma’, ‘Cold War’, ‘Burning’ & More But No ‘Girl’, ‘Border’

UPDATED, writethru: From a field of 87 submissions to the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar category, nine movies have now advanced to the shortlist. Working with one of the strongest years in recent memory, the Phase I Committee and the Executive Committee have settled on such favorites as Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma, Pawel…

‘Girl’ Featurette: Netflix’s Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominee Explores True Transgender Story Of Ballerina Born As A Boy

EXCLUSIVEGirl was just nominated as Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globes yesterday and is the official entry from Belgium for the Foreign Language Feature competition at the Oscars (voting by the Academy’s Foreign Language committee began yesterday). It is a favorite to be named among the nine finalists…


Director Lukas Dhont Talks Netflix Drama ‘Girl’, Opening A Dialogue With Trans Community – Awardsline Screening Series

As Belgium’s submission for this year's Foreign Language Oscar race, the Lukas Dhont-directed drama Girl tells the story of Lara (Victor Polster), a 15-year-old girl born in a boy’s body committed to becoming a professional ballerina. The film, which is Dhont’s debut feature and based on a real-life woman named Nora…

[WATCH] Lukas Dhont On Netflix Drama


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