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BFI Flare LGBTQIA+ film festival returns this month to Southbank!

  • Publish Date: Posted about 1 year ago
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BFI Flare Festival 2023
​✨ Celebrating London this week…

The UK’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival returns this month - BFI Flare opens at their Southbank venue on March 15th!

The festival will feature over 57 feature films (the best of new queer cinema), as 90 shorts, talks, discussions and parties. It opens on March 15th with ‘The Stroll’ - a story of transgender sex workers in New York City’s Meatpacking District.

This year’s festival also features an LGBTQ+ VR Museum, featuring four days of VR, XR and immersive work where you can view and touch different artefacts curated by queer people - celebrating individual stories. The museum is also completely free.

BFI Flare runs March 15-26. Head here for the full programme