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What do you think about Italian Race? Comment here!

Italian Race (Italian: Veloce come il vento) is a 2016 Italian sports-drama film written and directed by Matteo Rovere. It is loosely based on the true story of rally racing driver Carlo Capone. Giulia is a young promise of GT racing. When her life falls apart, her only hope is her brother, a drug addict and former rally champion. (Source: IMDb)
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What do you think about Bangla? Comment here!

Bangla is a 2019 Italian film directed by Phaim Bhuiyan. The film premiered at the 2019 International Film Festival Rotterdam. Thanks to this first movie, Bhuiyan won David di Donatello for Best New Director. The film is about an Italian young man, whose parents are from Bangladesh. He lives with his mom, dad and sister in a house in Rome. He works in a museum, and in his free time, performs with his band at small events. He is still trying to figure out life, but one day an Italian girl appears in his life. (Source: IMDb)
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What do you think about The Sweetiest? Comment here!

The Sweeties (Italian: Dolcissime) is a 2019 film comedy directed by Francesco Ghiaccio. Mariagrazia, Chiara and Letizia are three inseparable friends forced to deal with the question of body size every day, between disapproving looks from their classmates and giggles at school. (Source: IMDb)
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What do you think about Succede? Comment here!

Succede is a 2018 film, directed by the director Francesca Mazzoleni, based on the novel of the same name by Sofia Viscardi. The film is about the life of sixteen-year-old Margherita called Meg. She is an insecure girl who lives in her world that she shares only with her two best friends: Olimpia and Tommaso. Margherita will have to face her first experiences; friendship betrayed, love that becomes more and more complex, but above all, she will have to face herself and her trust in the world, in the long journey of adolescence. (Source: Wikipedia)

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What do you think of Caught a Wave?

Caught by a Wave (Italian: Sulla Stessa Onda) is a 2021 film directed by Massimiliano Camaiti, written by Claudia Bottino and Massimiliano Camaiti and starring Elvira Camarrone, Roberto Christian and Donatella Finocchiaro.
The film is streaming on Netflix and it is a summer adventure under the Sicilian sun, which soon becomes a painful love story. (Source: IMDb and Wikipedia)

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An A-Z of Girlhood on Screen

(Developed by Fiona Handyside, Danielle Hipkins and Peyker Özler)

Affect (Girl as)

Monica Swindle, in ‘Feeling Girl, Girling Feeling: An Examination of “Girl” as Affect’, Rhizomes 22  http://www.rhizomes.net/issue22/swindle.html, examines ‘how age and gender affect feeling and emotion (girling feeling) and how girl, as an affective state, can affect and be used to affect, how it affects girls and women and how it might be used to affect others to push back against forces that constrain girls and women (feeling girl).’ When thinking about affect, we can think about how the feelings and emotions generated within and by the representations of girlhood (and how they manifest in the combination of narrative, sound and image) might encourage us to invest in certain ideas, or ideologies.