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Feminism shines bright in ‘Girlhood’

Feminism shines bright in ‘Girlhood’

By Lillian Barkley

April 20, 2015

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Céline Sciamma’s “Girlhood” tackles stereotypes from the first scene. The 2014 French film was screened Friday at the 17th annual Ebertfest. The film is the coming-of-age tale of 16-year-old Marieme, played by Karidja Touré, who comes from a low-income home with two younger sisters, a workin...