Lesbian Twitter is still talking about the new season of Line Of Duty

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🚨Sapphic tension klaxon🚨 BY NADIA DAVIES Sunday evening (21 March 2021) saw the return of AC-12 favourites, DI Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure), DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) and Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), in the sixth season of BBC police drama Line Of Duty.  To catch you up, Kate is no longer working with AC-12 [….]

DIVA DOES FLARE: Sweetheart

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Director Marley Morrison tells DIVA about this “uplifting and joyful” feature film BY NADIA DAVIES A refreshing take on the classic coming-of-age story, Marley Morrison’s first feature stars Jo Hartley (In My Skin, This Is England), Nell Barlow (Doctor Thorne) and The Stranger’s Ella-Rae Smith. We had a chat with Marley to find out more. [….]

DIVA DOES FLARE: Tove

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A Q&A with Tove’s director, Zaida Bergroth BY NADIA DAVIES A lyrical and romantic biopic of the beloved creator of the Moomins featuring an incredible central performance by Alma Pöysti is screening at this year’s BFI Flare. Describe your film in three words. Intimate, honest, joyful. What inspired you to make the film? I wanted [….]

DIVA DOES FLARE: Kiss Me Before It Blows Up

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DIVA chats to Shirel Peleg, director of this film about love and the healing power of forgiveness BY NADIA DAVIES Cultures clash and family secrets are revealed when Shira brings home her new girlfriend in this delightful first feature. Describe your film in three words. Diverse, chaotic and fun What inspired you to make the film? [….]

DIVA DOES FLARE: The Greenhouse

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DIVA catches up with the duo who directed and produced The Greenhouse, Thomas Wilson-White and Lizzie Cater BY NADIA DAVIES Discovering a way to travel back in time helps Beth come to terms with her present in this daringly original debut. Describe your film in three words. Thomas Wilson-White: Tender Time Travel!  Lizzie Cater: What [….]

BFI Flare: Five Films For Freedom digital campaign returns for 2021

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The world’s largest LGBTQI digital campaign reminds audiences that love is still a human right 🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS It’s back! Five Films For Freedom, the world’s largest LGBTQI digital campaign, will return for 2021 as part of BFI Flare to remind audiences that love is still a human right. Broadcasting five brand new queer films [….]

SCREEN: Seven films about queer activism

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Already binged all of It’s A Sin? Here’s some impactful and important films about queer activism BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS What better way to honour those who fought for the freedoms we enjoy today than by binge-watching some educational films about our history? The history of queer activism is deeply linked with the history of queer [….]