Lotus Sports Club
An inspiring coming-of-age story focused on Leak, a teenage trans man who plays football on the under-21s women’s team of Kampong Chhnang, and Pa Vann, the coach and father-figure to Leak and other LGBTQ+ players on the team.
61-year-old Pa Vann established the football team in 2009 to encourage solidarity among straight, lesbian and gender-diverse players. He also opened his home to the more vulnerable often homeless teenagers, including Leak, thus providing these LGBTQ+ players a safe place to be themselves.
After living with Pa Vann for many years, Leak, driven by the pressure to make more money for his family and forced off the football team because of his age, takes the heartbreaking decision to move to Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, leaving behind the one person he loves the most.
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At sold out screenings, empty seats will be filled five minutes after the screening begins. This means that if you are not in your seat by then, you’ll lose your spot even if you have a ticket. We call this the Rush Line, and it applies to all of our film screenings at Vega Scene and Vika kino.