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Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
Documentary about the fashion illustrator.
Battle Of The Sexes
True story of the tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.
Call Me By Your Name
First love blooms over a long, hot summer for a teenager in Italy.

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A Deal With The Universe
The filmmaker documents 15 years of his life, including aspects of his transition and his subsequent pregnancy.
A Fantastic Woman
A transgender woman fights for the right to grieve after the death of her partner.
Freak Show
A teenager who moves to a small town decides to tackle bullying attitudes by running for homecoming queen.
God's Own Country
Young sheep farmer Johnny numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker offers the promise of something else.
The Happy Prince
The last days of Oscar Wilde.
A Home At The End Of The World
Journey of self-discovery, following two friends through the Seventies and Eighties.

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Love, Simon
A young teenager worries that his family will discover he's gay before he's ready, and finds himself falling in love with a similarly closeted classmate he talks to online, without either of them knowing who the other is.

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Martyr
An unexpected event during a day at the beach, forces a group of friends to grapple with loss.
Maurice
A young man has to come to terms with his sexuality.
Pulse
After a series of humiliations, a young disabled man looking for love decides to transition – but not in the manner you’d expect. Set in an alternative present in which medical procedures are drastically different, the question of what it means to change gender is complicated by the question of what it means to find love when you have a disabled body in an ableist world.

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Sidney And Friends
Scottish filmmaker Tristan Aitchison visited Kenya in 2013. A chance meeting with an activist revealed an underground network of intersex and trans people that wanted their voices heard.

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The Wound
Sexual repression and coming of age prove a dangerous mix for a small community.
News

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

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Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Cambridge Film Festival
The festival returns for its 39th year

Iris Prize Festival
Wales' premier LGBT+ film festival

Grimmfest
Manchester horror festival is back and bigger than ever

London Film Festival
Showcase of global film

Scottish Queer International Film Festival
The best of international LGBTQ cinema comes to Glasgow once again.

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Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.