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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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The story of a young woman navigating her life between a mother who doesn’t really know her daughter and a burgeoning relationship that offers the possibility of real happiness.
A painter who doubles as a psychotherapist tries to help a young man battling depression.
A handmaiden sets out to swindle an heiress but things don't go to plan.
In a desperate bid to get the college scholarship he needs, a teenage boy joins the girls’ volleyball team.
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.
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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