'Straight ally' is a term used to describe heterosexual people who believe LGBT people should experience full equality. Good straight allies recognise they are responsible for working alongside the community to create a culture where everyone can be themselves. 120 BPM is a French drama about the AIDS activism of ACT UP PARIS during the 90s. The film follows a group of young activists as they take on the government and pharmaceutical companies through a series of protests. Empire magazine describes the film as 'a celebration of what it is to be alive, second by second - what it is to feel, fight, to love and to dance.'