Flare 2017

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After Louie (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Vincent Gagliostro; Writer: Vincent Gagliostro, Anthony Johnston; Stars: Alan Cumming, Zachary Booth, Sarita Choudhury)
A New York artist mourning for dead friends finds his life is turned upside down by an encounter with a much younger man.
Against The Law (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Fergus O’Brien; Writer: Brian Fillis; Stars: Daniel Mays, Mark Gatiss, Charlie Creed-Miles)
The story of the love affair and legal challenge that led to the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK.
Signature Move (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Jennifer Reeder; Writer: Fawzia Mirza, Lisa Donato; Stars: Fawzia Mirza, Shabana Azmi, Sari Sanchez)
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.
Torrey Pines (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Clyde Petersen)
A 12 year old kid begins to question gender on a road trip across America with a schizophrenic mother.

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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