Eye For Film >> Festivals >> A-Z >> Flare >> 2019
Flare returns with another fantastic line-up of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex-themed films from around the world.
The festival runs from 21 to 31 March.
View Films by Strand:
View previous years coverage of the Flare festival:
Flare Latest Reviews
Paris, Summer 1979. Anne produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flaming sidekick Archibald... then one of her actors is brutally murdered.
A teenager is forced to choose between a charismatic young man he meets in a detention centre and his own sense of moral integrity.
Love, faith, and civil rights collide in the south as evangelical Christians and drag queens step into the spotlight to explore the meaning of belief.
The story of Joey Mataele and the Tonga Leitis, an intrepid group of transgender women fighting a rising tide of religious fundamentalism and intolerance in their country.
Lays bare the legend of Lizzie Borden to reveal the much more complex, poignant and truly terrifying woman within — and her intimate bond with the family’s young Irish housemaid, Bridget Sullivan.
A working class gay young man faces tough choices after he falls for a builder.
A ageing drag queen who has just received a terminal cancer diagnosis discovers a new love for life when he befriends a younger queen who is just starting out.
When Chiquita is sent to prison for debt, her introverted girlfriend Chela is left to her own devices. Chela offers rich women a taxi service in her old car. As she explores the outside world she also starts to focus on her own desires.
A teenage trans girl dreams of becoming a ballerina.
When they fall in love, two girls from rival families must choose between being together and being safe.
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:
Cannes Film Festival
The world's most famous film festival
Tribeca Film Festival
New Yorks indie film fest
More chills and thrills from Scotland's sunniest city
New Directors/New Films
New York's festival dedicated to fresh voices
Spanish and Latin American film comes to the UK