Lecture Theatre C114, Middlesex University, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT
Based on the inspirational true story, Pride depicts a group of UK activists who work to help miners during their lengthy strike of National Union of Mineworkers in 1984. Pride premiered at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, where it received a standing ovation and won the Queer Palm award. It was also the winner of Best British Independent Film, Best Supporting Actress for Imelda Staunton and Best Supporting Actor for Andrew Scott, at the 2014 British Independent Film Awards.
Pride received a Golden Globe nominee (2015) for Best Motion Picture. It was nominated for three BAFTA awards including Outstanding British Film and Best Supporting Actress and won for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.
We are delighted to confirm that our guests of honour for the evening are Gethin Roberts (played in the film by Andrew Scott), who now works at the University as an International Applicant Advisor and is an active member of the University LGBT Staff Forum, and Stephen Beresford, who wrote the screenplay for the film. There will be an opportunity after the screening to ask Gethin and Stephen questions about the film and its impact.
To see a trailer of the film please click here. There is no cost to attend the screening, and friends and family are welcome to attend with you. However we do ask for you to kindly register your attendance to this event on Eventbrite.