Based on true events, HipBeat is a narrative film that contains moments of realism- protests in Berlin provided inspiration. The film tells the story of a political activist fighting against the system while searching for love in the Berlin queer community. Inspired by the films of Jean Luc Goddard, John Cassevetees, Sidney Lumet, Martin Scorcese and Steve Mcqueen, HipBeat incorporates real elements of LGBTQ+ lived experience into its plot.


1h 29m

Director: Samuel Kay Forrest
Cast: Samuel Kay Forrest, Marie Celine Yildirim, and Judy LaDivina

UK Release: Digital platforms 14th February 2022