HOME VIEWING: BFI Flare’s Five Films For Freedom

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The London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival’s Five Films For Freedom series is available to stream now (and for free) BY SOPHIE PERRY. PHOTO BY LISA FOTIOS The world’s largest LGBTIQ+ digital campaign, Five Films For Freedom, is online, ready to stream right now – until 29 March 2020. This year’s campaign marks six years of broadcasting new [….]

“HEAVY HEARTS”: BFI Flare LGBTIQ+ Film Festival cancelled amid COVID-19

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Organisers of the international film festival take the “very difficult decision” to cancel the “very special and long standing” event BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE The BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival, with which DIVA magazine work closely with each year, has been cancelled. Amid recent developments relating to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, organisers have [….]

Here’s what’s coming to BFI Flare 2020 🎥

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The full programme for London’s LGBTQI film festival has been revealed  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS ***UPDATE 16 MARCH 2020: The 2020 edition of BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival (18-29 March 2020) has been cancelled. Read more here. BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival is back for another round of the best queer films with a globe-spanning programme. It’s [….]

London’s queer film festival is back for 2020, baby…

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BFI Flare LGBTIQ+ Film Festival announce opening and closing films for 2020 festival BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE/BFI FLARE LGBTIQ+ FILM FESTIVAL ***UPDATE 16 MARCH 2020: The 2020 edition of BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival (18-29 March 2020) has been cancelled. Read more here. Hold onto your hats, film buffs – the 34th edition of BFI Flare: London [….]

These stunning pictures just made our TDOV AND our Mother’s Day

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Amanda Searle celebrates trans children and the mums who love them WORDS BY IAIN MCCALLUM, IMAGES BY AMANDA SEARLE March 31 2019 is an important date in millions of diaries countrywide. In case you didn’t know, it happens to be Mother’s Day and this year it will be doubly special for another group of mums [….]

Fancy attending the Opening Night Gala of BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival?

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WIN! A pair of ticket’s to see Vita & Virginia at BFI Flare’s opening night DIVA have teamed up with BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival to offer the chance to win tickets to the UK premiere of Chanya Button’s Vita & Virginia at BFI Southbank tomorrow! The screening, at 18:15, is the Opening Night [….]

The BFI Flare trailer is here and it’s sublime

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Prepare to get extremely excited about London’s LGBTQI film fest 🎬🌈 Here at DIVA HQ, we’re already counting down the days until Queer Christmas, aka BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival. We’ve just watched the gorgeous trailer and now we’re looking forward to it more than ever! Check it out yourself for a glimpse at [….]