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  • HOME, Manchester 2 Tony Wilson Place Manchester, England, M15 4FN United Kingdom (map)

To celebrate the release of Canne Grand Prix winning film 120 BPM and inspire more creative activism, Instigate Arts and Make A Scene welcome you to a pre & post-screening art jam in the cafe bar at HOME. 120 BPM will be showing at HOME at 17.40 (with an introduction by Dr Monica Pearl) and 20.00 on Tuesday 10th April, giving you the chance to join in whatever screening you’re attending. Join us in this safe, creative space, to discuss the film and get inspired. It’s an opportunity to chat with some of Manchester’s most inspiring artists and activists working in this area, and to talk with others and make some work. No experience or ticket is necessary and everyone is welcome. Come and jam with:

Jez Dolan, whose practice explores queerness and identity through the codification of language with a specific focus on: the things we don’t say / things that remain unsaid / secrecy and hiddenness.

Greg Thorpe, Curator, Writer, DJ (Drunk at Vogue/Off The Hook) and Project Manager for Superbia

Monica Pearl, Academic and Activist whose work focusses on the cultural representation of AIDS.


Music will be provided by Drunk At Vogue DJ Thom Docking playing a soundtrack of 80s and 90s dance music inspired by the film.

You can book for the special screening NOW via this link...


The lives of AIDS activists in early 90s Paris are reimagined in bold and vivid detail in this Cannes Grand Prix 2017 winner, a stunning and heart-wrenching drama with a profoundly moving and delicately crafted love story at its heart. Urgent and affecting, it’s a film about life, death, passion, tragedy – and, above all, the will to survive.


120 BPM is out on Friday 6th April at HOME, in all good arthouse cinemas and on demand.