Free screening of “BPM (beats per minute)” at Artis on November 11

Artis

November 11, 2017

Estonia pst 9

Critically acclaimed French Movie "BPM (Beats per minute)" (120 battements par minute) by Robin Campillo, winner of the 2017 Grand Prix in Cannes, will be screened at Kino Artis on Saturday November 11th at 19:00. The screening is free of charge and no pre-registration is required.

The movie will be in French with Estonian subtitles.

"120 beats per minute" is set in the early 1990s, when the French chapter of ACT UP was founded by activist that dared to break the silence around the AIDS epidemic.

The screening is part of the Lux Films Days, when the 3 winners of EU Parliament-sponsored Lux Prize, awarding movies that contribute to public discussion, are shown for free in 50 European cities.

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