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BFI Flare is back with a fantastic line up of films from around the world, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex lives and exploring the issues that LGBTI people face.
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A strange plant gives three teenage girls the chance to experience life in male bodies.
After a brief encounter in a Paris sex club, two men fall abruptly and unexpectedly in love.
The lives of two young premier league footballers are complicated by an impromptu kiss.
Drama about social change in France in the early 1970s.
A trans woman returns to her hometown to investigate the murder of her oldest friend.
A biopic of Kristina, Queen of Sweden.
A sexually confused teenager drifts into a fantasy world where his anxieties take physical shape.
A woman who has taken an oath to live as a man rediscovers her sexuality.
A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.
A department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Spanish and Latin American film comes to the UK
The UK's premier LGBTI film festival
Glasgow Short Film Festival
Scotland's biggest short film festival.
South by Southwest
The world's largest gathering of creative professionals
New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema
Celebration of Gallic cinema