BFI FLARE 2017: 6 Highlights










BFI FLARE, London's LGBTQ Film Festival has launched the programme for its 2017 edition.

The festival will run from 16-26 March and will present over 50 features and 100 shorts. As usual, the line up is split across three categories: Hearts (a celebration love, romance and friendship), Bodies (stories of sex, identity and transformation) and Minds (reflections on art, politics and community. 


www.bfi.org.uk/flare


7 HIGHLIGHTS

Lovesong



 Premiered at 2016 Sundance Film Festival, Lovesong tells the bittersweet story of two childhood friends rekindling over a road trip.

Moonlight


Nominated for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards and hailed as a masterpiece. A powerful and tender story of self discovery.

The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi)


An erotic Korean drama inspired by Sarah Waters' Man Booker Prize-nominated novel Fingersmith, and set in Japanese-occupied 1930s Korea.


It's Only the End of the World (Juste la fin du monde)


Xavier Dolan's latest work. An emotional melodrama about family relationships featuring Gaspard Ulliel, Marion Cotillard, Léa Seydoux and Vincent Cassel.


Pride?


A provocative documentary about the history of Pride celebrations.



Being 17 (Quand on a 17 ans)























A unique coming-of-age story set in the French Alps and co-written by Céline Sciamma (TomboyGirlhood, Water Lilies).


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