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Formerly the London LGBT Film Festival, Flare showcases a diverse selection of films from around the world including brand new features, old favourites, documentaries and shorts.

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Fright Night
Fright Night
A teenager becomes obsessed by the idea that the sophisticated stranger living across the street is actually a vampire.
52 Tuesdays
52 Tuesdays
Over the course of a year, a teenage girl adjusts to life as a woman while her mother adjusts to life as a man.
A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge
A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge
The new tenant of a house on Elm Street begins to have uncomfortable dreams.
A bereaved mother and the boyfriend of her son find a connection.
A frustrated woman secretly becomes a lesbian escort.
After being accidentally outed, a shy teenager finds he has become the ultimate fashion accessory - the Gay Best Friend.
The Punk Singer
The Punk Singer
A look at the life musician Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill.
Kill Your Darlings
Kill Your Darlings
A murder brings together the young writers of the beat generation.
A documentary about a young man whose life is turned upside down when his partner dies
Blue Is The Warmest Colour
Blue Is The Warmest Colour
Two young women fall unexpectedly and passionately in love.
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Flare Features

High school hijinks
Darren Stein and Michael J Willett on the making of G.B.F.
Kyle Patrick Alvarez in conversation on C.O.G.
Cows, Home Depot road kill, Ulrich Seidl and more.
Michael Douglas packs up his troubles in Deauville
Gala opening for Behind The Candelabra.
Bed and bawd Behind The Candelabra
Matt Damon on getting into bed with Michael Douglas.
Reaching For The Moon
Bruno Barreto on his poetic tale of love.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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