2014 / by Matthew Warchus

Lanugage: English with German Subtitles

Menu: Pea and Peek soup and Scone pudding with a Queer Twist

It’s the summer of 1984 Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.

But the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the Union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining village in deepest Wales and set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. And so begins the extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.

Entrance to the film is free as usual. Food from 7.30 p.m., films from 8.30 p.m. 
A meal costs €10. Please, reserve your plate until the evening before by sending an email to speisekino(at)zku-berlin.org.

SPEISEKINO // FOOD AND FOOTAGE is part of ‘Shared Cities: Creative Momentum’ and co-funded by the European Union's Creative Europe Programme and the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe.

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