In 1980s London, a tight-knit group of queer friends met at Greenham Common peace camp and went on to become artists, performers, musicians, and activists. They fought rampant discrimination resulting from the bigoted policies of the day, as well as pushback from feminists who disapproved of their lifestyles. A heady mash-up of animation, archival footage, and candid interviews tells the story of a radical scene: BDSM nightclubs, squatters, anti-Thatcher rallies, protests demanding action around AIDS, and the fierce ties of chosen family. This is an extraordinarily privileged glimpse into the bygone world of those who lived out their politics with heartfelt conviction and leather-wearing glory.
Read a special note for Pride Month from Series Curator Adrienne Frank on the JBFC Blog.