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.
VIVA - Vienna Valentine - is a three day happening for queers & friends with sports, party, and a message: Break Ice. Break Records. It is Vienna’s masters swimming competition with the greatest variety of nationalities. It is also Austria’s only LGBTQI-masters-swimming tournament.
Yes, it’s open, the long waited for gay and lesbian chrismasmarket. There are a few community member stands on location: Red Carpet, Village, a French crepe stand with delidous sweet and salty delicacies and the AIDS Foundation of Vienna. Considerably gay-friendly is also Gauthier-Mückstein.
The International Film Festival of Human Rights - this human world - takes place in Vienna for the 7th time from 4th to 13th December 2014. Five festival cinemas, 10 festival days, more than 80 films shall open our eyes for cinema closely connectet to the real state of society.