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Swimming Club (The)

Country: UK, Language: English, 10 mins

  • Director: Nick Finegan; Ceci Golding

CGiii Comment

Illuminating and enlightening.

What a lovely film...it certainly presents trans*issues from a completely different perspective.


Watch...

The Swimming Club from Cecilia Golding on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

If you happen to be transgender and you want to go swimming, which changing room do you go into? In this short documentary we meet a group of trans activists who have taken matters into their own hands and set up a safe space swimming club. It is a film about the healing effects of community and the relief that comes after taking the bravest plunge of all - to just be yourself. It is also an ode to universal joys of swimming.