Russia's controversial anti-gay "homosexuality propaganda" laws won't stop the 2014 breakout film "Pride" from being released in the conservative country.

Film distributor Arthouse, which releases independent and foreign films, will be responsible for distributing the Golden Globe nominated British comedy, the Guardian reports.

"Pride," released in 2014, was directed by Matthew Warchus and tells the story of "U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984," according to IMDB.

Officials from Arthouse, founded in March by Sam Klebanov, shared the news via Twitter.

Arthouse was created after Klebanov's previous company Cinema Without Frontiers, shut down due to financial reasons.

"Pride" received critical acclaim after it debuted at the Cannes Film Festival 2014.

LGBT issues in Russia have been an ongoing issue after President Vladimir Putin approved laws in 2013 that ban "propaganda" that promotes "nontraditional sexual relationships" to minors. Activists claim the language of the anti-gay measure is vague, allowing Russia to silence the LGBT community and spread violence.

The Guardian notes any movie featuring same-sex content must be given an 18 or older rating.

Watch the "Pride" trailer below:


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