BPM - Beats Per Minute (2017)

Time: Fri Feb 9, 2018, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Part of the ScreenPeace Film Festival 2018

A film by Robin Campillo

In Paris in the early 1990s, a group of activists goes to battle for those stricken with HIV/AIDS, taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions. The organization is ACT UP, and its members, many of them gay and HIV-positive, embrace their mission with a literal life-or-death urgency. Amid rallies, protests, fierce debates and ecstatic dance parties, the newcomer Nathan falls in love with Sean, the group’s radical firebrand, and their passion sparks against the shadow of mortality as the activists fight for a breakthrough.

A discussion will follow the film.

All films are FREE but ticketed. Tickets available will be available from the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center in mid-January.

 

The ScreenPeace Film Festival is presented in partnership with the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame.

 

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Watch the trailer for BPM »