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Flare is back for another year with a thrilling line-up of films, from Oscar nominees to radical indie works surviving on the fringes of queer culture. There are sweet romances and daringly sexy dramas, tales of persecution and stories of triumph. Several films depict important aspects of queer history, while others look to the future, full of hope.
The festival runs from 16 to 26 March.
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Two women embark on a passionate affair that derails their lives.
An ornithologist searching for black storks is swept away by rapids and awakens in a mysterious, dark forest.
A loner and the star athlete at a rugby-mad school form an intense friendship, but it will be tested.
Three-part narrative about the life of a gay African-American.
Documentary about a trial that was infused with homophobic prejudice.
A writer returns home after a long absence to tell his family he is terminally ill.
Cult sci-fi sees a sexy space agent hunt down an evil scientitst.
Controversial story of Joan Crawford, based on the memoirs of her adopted daughter.
Venice 2015: The state of independents Looking For Grace, The Daughter, Equals, The Childhood Of A Leader
Venice 2015: Peak viewing Reports on Everest, Black Mass, Spotlight and The Danish Girl.
Moving on up Anna Rose Holmer on adolescence, gender identity and self-determination in The Fits.
Scaling the heights with Everest Deauville opening night premiere
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