In a housing estate on the outskirts of Paris, a teenager who is hungry for her share of power and success becomes a runner for a drug dealer. When she meets a male dancer, a window of opportunity offers a different kind of life.

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Key Reading

  • Sander Gilman, ‘Black Bodies, White Bodies: Toward an Iconography of Female Sexuality in Late Nineteenth-Century Art, Medicine, and Literature’ in “Race,” Writing and Difference
  • Jane Gaines, ‘White Privilege and Looking Relations: Race and Gender in Feminist Film Theory’ Screen, 29:4 (Autumn 1988)
  • Lisa Weems, ‘M.I.A in the Global Youthscape: Rethinking Girls’ Resistance and Agency in Postcolonial Contexts’, Girlhood Studies (2009)
  • Naomi Vogt, ‘Divine Girlhoods’ Cinéaste Vol. 42, No. 3 (Summer 2017)