Fri, 09 Jun|
Pride: The Movie, with Q&A
Pride tells the story of how LGBT activists struck up an alliance with South Wales miners during the 1984/85 miners’ strike. Join us for a screening at the Merlin, then a Q&A with Jonathan Blake – one of the activists portrayed in the film!
Date, Time & Location
09 Jun 2023, 19:00
Merlin Theatre, Bath Rd, Frome BA11 2HG, UK
About the Event
Who’d have imagined that a film about gay / queer people, trade unionists and socialists could ever become a mainstream hit with an all-star cast? Pride told the unlikely story of how radical LGBT activists struck up an alliance with South Wales miners during the 1984/85 miners’ strike. Winner of the BATFA Award for Outstanding British film in 2014, it stars Bill Nighy, Dominic West and Imelda Staunton amongst others.
There will be a Q&A session afterwards with Jonathan Blake, one of the very activists personified in the movie.
Frome Pride is an annual celebration of LGBTQIA+ people, run by the community of Frome and the surrounding area. Last year, we ran the UK’s shortest Pride. This year, we are holding the first ever Frome Pride Season.
Throughout June, local businesses, performers and residents of Frome will be coming together to show our love and appreciation for the LGBTQIA+ community. You can look forward to events, workshops, film screenings and more!
Find out more at https://www.fromepride.org/