This year's BFI Flare is bringing the best of recent LGBTI cinema from around the world to London.

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Cicada
Cicada
A young man is forced to face past traumas when he embarks on a new relationship.
Pride & Protest
Pride & Protest
A documentary about LGBTQ+ people of colour in the UK.
Spiral
Spiral
A same-sex couple move to a small town so they can enjoy a better quality of life and raise their 16-year-old daughter with the best social values. But nothing is as it seems in their picturesque neighbourhood, and when Malik sees the folks next door throwing a very strange party, something has got to give.
T11 Incomplete
T11 Incomplete
Past mistakes haunt the present and threaten a new love affair between an older woman and her patient.
Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes And Sadomasochism
Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes And Sadomasochism
Eight self-described leather dykes discuss queer politics, power and self-determination.
S.A.M.
S.A.M.
Two teenage boys from opposite side of the tracks meet at the swings each week to escape their dysfunctional homes.
Make Up
Make Up
A teenager finds herself increasingly troubled on an off-season trip to a caravan site.
Summerland
Summerland
A lonely writer faces up to past heartbreak during the Second World War.
Clementine
Clementine
Reeling from a one-sided break-up, heartbroken Karen breaks into her ex’s lakehouse. There, she strikes up a complicated relationship with provocative younger woman Lana.
Moffie
Moffie
Drama following a conscript through his military service in the South African Defence Force in the 1980s.
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