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Pride

Matthew Warchus

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Heart-warming and cheerful movie, based on a true story. In the summer of 1984, during the reign of Margaret Thatcher, a group of homosexual activists decides to raise money in order to support the families of miners that have gone on strike.

Synopsis

At the occasion of the London Gay Pride a group of gays and lesbians from London decides to raise money for the poor families of striking miners. When the union refuses the money, the group boards a minivan to the mining village in the countryside of Wales to personally hand over the money. There, they are confronted with conservatism and homophobia. The strikers aren’t exactly waiting for ‘perverts’ to come and help them out.

But the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM), as they call themselves, insist and launch a charm offensive. Using his legal knowledge, gay Jonathan succeeds in freeing one of the arrested miners. He also shows the sturdy village people how dancing can come in handy to court a girl. Gradually tensions fade away as it becomes clear that gays and lesbians and the striking miners share the same cause. Feel good comedy about prejudice, tolerance and friendship.

Credits

United Kingdom 2014, 120 min.

Fiction,

Spoken language: English

Subtitles: Dutch

Official website: http://www.calamityfilms.co.uk/pride/about-pride/

Productions:

Calamity Films

info@calamityfilms.com

+44 (0) 208 9641315

http://www.calamityfilms.co.uk/

Dutch distribution:

Lumiere

distribution@lumiere.be

+31 20 303 12 80

http://lumierefilm.nl/nl-nl

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When & where?

  • Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 21:00

    Zaal 4, Filmhuis Den Haag
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  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 14:30

    Zaal 5, Filmhuis Den Haag
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  • Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 20:45

    Zaal 5, Filmhuis Den Haag
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