Kresge Library

Kresge Library Diversity Film Series presents
Image from the movie

Ma Vie En Rose
(My Life in Pink)

Directed by Alain Berliner.

An original, thought-provoking, humorous, compassionate, and award-winning film about Ludovic, a little girl in a little boy’s body

Wednesday, March 24
1:30 p.m.
Kresge Library Student Lounge

Moderated by Professor Jo Reger,
Sociology & Women’s Studies

Presented by Kresge Library through a grant from the Center for Multicultural Studies

Free admission Free refreshment
Everyone is Welcome!

Clips From Sony Pictures Classics: Ma Vie En Rose (get the Quicktime viewer):

Online Reviews*:

Nadeau, Chantal. (2000). Life with Pinky Dots. GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, 6(1), 137-144.

Johnson, Brian. (1998) Ma vie en rose. Maclean's, 111(8), 70.

Kauffmann, Stanley. (1998). Ma Vie. The New Republic, 218(4332), 24.

Stuart, Jan. (1997). Ma Vie en Rose. The Advocate, 749, 51.

Ebert, Roger. (1998). Ma Vie En Rose (My Life in Pink). Retrieved
March 3, 2004, from Chicago Sun-Times Web Site:

Millar, Jeff. (1997). Not your usual coming-of-age saga. Retrieved
March 3, 2004, from The Houston Chronicle Web Site:

McGurk, Margareta. (2002). Compassionate 'Pink' dissects family life. Retrieved
March 3, 2004, from the Web Site:

LaSalle, Mick.(1997). Life in Pink Sure is Confusing Boy's girlish impulses examined fairly in 'Ma Vie en Rose'. Retrieved March 3, 2004, from the San Francisco Chronicle Web Site:

Fuchs, Cindy. (1998). Ma Vie en Rose. Retrieved March 3, 2004, from the Philadelphia Web Site:

Online Articles*:

Magid, Ron. (1998). Effecting dreamscapes for Ma vie en rose. American Cinematographer, 79(5), 88.

Norton, Jody (1999). Transchildren and the Discipline of Children's Literature. The Lion and the Unicorn, 23(3), 415-436.

Wilchins, Riki. (2001, Aug. 14) Gender on celluloid. Advocate, p. 26.

Print Articles:

Reader, K. (2002) 'If-I-were-a-girl-and-I-am-not': Cross-dressing in Alain Berliner's 'Ma vie en rose' and Jean Renoir's La 'Grande Illusion'. Esprit Createur 42(3), 50-59. Kresge Library, Fourth Floor Call Number: PQ1 .E77

Trish, Rohrer. (1998) Boys will be girls. Premiere 11(5), 65. Kresge Library, Fourth Floor Call Number: PN1993 .P72

Microfilm Articles:

Riding, Alan. (1997, Dec 21). A gender-bending movie with a message for all. New York Times, p.30 section 2. Krege Library, Second Floor, Microfilm Cabinets, Call Number: MICROFILM AN 2. N4 N48

List of Films the Diversity Film Series has already hosted.

*Access to some full text resources from off campus is limited to current Oakland students, staff, and faculty.

Created on 12/12/06 by 11/21/02 by Robert Slater / Last updated on 3/7/18 by Beth Wallis
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