XXY (Dir: Lucia Puenzo. Argentina) 86 minutes – 2007
The dramatic story of a 15-year-old hermaphrodite, born with what the doctors call ’ambiguous genitalia,’ whose parents moved from Buenos Aires to an isolated cabin outside of Piriápolis, Uruguay, to protect their child from prejudice.
Short: The pick-up artist (2006. 13 min. Dir: Steffen Weinert. Germany) Olli only wants to have noncommittal sex, but that becomes difficult when he meets the 6-year-old daughter of his one-night stand.
The Discover World Cinema video series is open to all and visitors are welcome to bring a snack. The series is coordinated by the American University library with support from Friends of the AU Library.
Sundays, 7 - 9 pm Media Classroom - Lower Level of the American University Library4400 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20016Future Discover World Cinema events are located here: