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BEST OF THE FEST: BPM
(120 battements par minute)

  •   Robin Campillo
  •   France
  •   Best of the Fest, Out-look Competition, World Cinema

Winner of the Chicago International Film Festival’s 2017 Gold Q-Hugo Award.

Synopsis

In 1990s Paris, Act Up activists go to extraordinary lengths to urge the French government to address the AIDS epidemic. Amid the political strife, a tentative romance blossoms between HIV positive Sean and negative Nathan. BPM (its title is taken from electronic dance music lingo) hums with richly detailed life as writer-director Campillo crafts a candid and compelling look at this tumultuous historical moment in the early gay rights movement.

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Event Information

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
8:15pm

  •   144 minutes
LOCATION
AMC River East 21
322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States


Film Credits

  •   Robin Campillo
  •   Hugues Charbonneau, Marie-Ange Luciani
  •   Robin Campillo
  •   Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel, Antoine Reinartz, Félix Maritaud, Ariel Borenstein, Aloïse Sauvage, Médhi Touré, Simon Bourgade, Simon Guélat, Catherine Vinatier, Théophile Ray, Saadia Bentaieb, Jean-François Auguste, Coralie Russier
  •   LES FILMS DE PIERRE, in association with France 3 Cinema, Page 114, Memento Films Production and FD Production

  •  2017

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