Pogo screening: Beautiful Boxer
October 11, 2010 19:30Tagged as: gender queer
Pogo Cafe, 76 Clarence Rd, E5 8HB
Based on the real life story of Parinya Charoenphol, a Muaythai boxer who underwent a sex change operation to become a woman. The movie chronicles her life from a young boy who likes to wear lipstick and wear flowers to her sensational career as kickboxer whose specialty is ancient Muaythai boxing moves which she can execute expertly with grace and finally her confrontation with her own sexuality which led to her sex change operation.