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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.
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After his mother’s sudden death, 15-year-old Socrates must learn how to fend for himself in São Paulo.
Story of Ren, the first out transgirl to compete in the Little Miss Westie Pageant. Coaching her through the competition is her older brother Luca, who previously took part in the pageant when he lived as a girl.
A black, gay filmmaker who is losing his sight explores the lives and work of other visually impaired artists in this documentary.
When Peter bumps into handsome businessman Jack in a gay bar, they begin a passionate relationship, in spite of Jack being married. Peter keeps ending up with married men and realises that if his life is ever going to get better, something needs to change.
A TV weatherman in an emotional crisis strikes up a platonic friendship with a married migrant worker.
The thoughts and life of Pepsi, a transgender woman born in the Philippines, now living in Italy.
A burgeoning movement aims to demystify intersex identities and stop the practice of forced surgical interventions.
From Iowa to Studio 54, this investigation into the rags-to-riches story of America's first superstar designer uncovers the cautionary tale of an artist who sold his name to Wall Street.
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.
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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