120 BPM (Beats Per Minute)

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120 BPM (Beats Per Minute)
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120 BPM (Beats Per Minute)

Event Date

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Event Time

09:30 - 12:05

Location

Everyman Muswell Hill, Fortis Green Road, Muswell Hill, London, London, N10 3HP, England

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Cost

FREE

Recommended Age Group

16+

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Curriculum Subject/s

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Citizenship
  • Democracy
  • Film Studies
  • French
  • History
  • Human Rights
  • Languages
  • Law
  • Politics
  • PSHE Education
  • Science

Members of the Paris branch of activist organisation ACT-UP demand action from the government amid the AIDS crisis. (English subtitles)

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Film title

120 BPM (Beats Per Minute)


Synopsis

In the early 1990s, the Paris branch of activist organisation ACT-UP regularly meet to decide upon and plan protests which will cause maximum disruption, as well as campaigns which will capture the most media attention. Newcomer Nathan throws himself into some of the most hardcore activities, risking arrest, and soon develops a romantic relationship with HIV-positive Sean, one of the organisation’s most outspoken members. Tensions escalate within the group at their sessions due to conflicts between various members and the differences they express in how best to tackle the AIDS epidemic facing them. ‘120 BPM (Beats Per Minute)’ is a riveting examination of activism, debate and democracy, asking difficult questions of its lively protagonists who reflect the urgency and energy of the crisis itself in this modern classic of queer cinema.

Strong sex, nudity, sex references, language.

Director/s

Robin Campillo

Year

2017

Country of Production

France

Genres

  • Drama

Language

French

Duration

143 minutes

Subtitles

English

Venue name

Everyman Muswell Hill

Address

Fortis Green Road,
London,
London,
N10 3HP