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This year's Flare s taking place online because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. All films will be available for UK viewers to watch on BFI Player. The festival, now in its 35th year, features a selection of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-themed content from around the world.
The festival runs from 17 to 28 March.
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Flare Latest Reviews
A brief encounter in a Berlin nightclub changes the course of two lives.
A dramatisation of the life of Moomins creator Tove Jansson.
A socially awkward, environmentally conscious teenager is dragged to a coastal holiday park by her painfully family, where she becomes unexpectedly captivated by a chlorine smelling, sun-loving lifeguard.
The struggle of a closeted young genderme.
Burnt-out trans activist Caz returns to the rural dairy community he fled before transition, to reconnect with his father. As father and son reconcile, Caz finds new purpose, spearheading the town's environmental fight against 'Big Dairy'.
An intimate portrait of a gay Kenyan man balancing pressures of family loyalty, love, and safety and questioning the concept of conflicting identities.
Marcos is an experienced nurse. He works in the night shift of a provincial private clinic. He is applied and professional but has a secret: in some extreme cases he applies euthanasia. Then he meets a handsome young nurse who kills patients on a whim.
Troy and his young transgender son Joe are on the run from his conservative mother in the Montana wilderness, with a detective in hot pursuit.
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