BFI Flare

Watch London Calling short Breathe for free as part of #FiveFilms4Freedom,

London Calling short Breathe, from director James Doherty,  is one of five films you can watch for free as part of #FiveFilms4Freedom, the British Council and BFI Flare’s celebration of LGBT cinema. The films are available to watch around the world from 16-27 March 2016. Check it out here on the BFI site.   See […]

Highlights of the upcoming BFI FLARE Festival: tickets on sale now

Tickets went on sale today for BFI members for London’s premiere LGTB Film Festival: BFI FLARE, which will run from 16-27 March at BFI Southbank and other related venues.  BFI Flare will present over 50 features, more than 100 shorts and a wide range of special events, guest appearances, discussions, workshops, club nights and more. […]

Film Review: Do I Sound Gay?

Director: David Thorpe USA, 2014, 77 mins.  30 October 2015 (UK) Playing BFI Flare 2015. RATING: ★★★☆☆ Those of us who are of a progressive and PC mindset might well wonder if it is appropriate to talk about someone ‘sounding gay’, or to suggest there is such as thing as a ‘gay accent’. Writer and […]

Film Review: We Came to Sweat (BFI Flare film festival 2015)

Director Kate Kunath, Sascha Wortzel USA 2014, 73 mins, 27 March 2014 UK premiere. Playing at BFI Flare Film Festival 2015 RATING: ★★★★☆ Kate Kunath and Sasha Wortzel’s engaging observational documentary looks back at the fifty year history of Brooklyn’s Starlite Lounge, a bar that was founded on the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Bergen Street […]

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