BFI Flare Film Festival Tag Archive

An Oppressive Regime Reaches Boiling Point in Dean Puckett’s Folklore Short ‘The Sermon’

Live Action

31st October, 2018

DN speaks to Dean Puckett about 'The Sermon' his allegorical folklore horror short about an isolated village reaching boiling point.

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Ben Ockrent Weaves a Fairytale for an Adult Audience in ‘Edmund the Magnificent’

Film Festival, Live Action

30th March, 2018

Ben Ockrent tells DN how he created and structured Sir Ian McKellen's narration around the edit for his adult fairytale short 'Edmund The Magnificent'.

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A Forgotten Love Spans Generations in Marta Gonzalez’s Spanish Romance Short ‘Mai’

Film Festival, Live Action

29th March, 2018

Marta Gonzales tells DN how she constructed visuals and took on multiple roles for her debut romance Spanish short 'Mai'.

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Ellie Rogers Explores the Importance of Unexpected Female Friendships in ‘Outlines’

Film Festival, Live Action

24th March, 2018

An initially awkward encounter between a young girl and her Dad's hired escort evolves into an unexpected friendship in Ellie Rogers' 'Outlines'.

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Watch #FiveFilms4Freedom – A Global Digital LGBTQ+ Online Film Festival

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

23rd March, 2018

The British Council and BFI Flare Festival continue their global, digital LGBTQ+ online film festival #FiveFilms4Freedom.

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BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2018: Stand Up

Film Festival

20th March, 2018

DN looks forward to another programme of the best in LGBTQ+ cinema from around the world at the BFI Flare London Film Festival 2018.

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Teenage Temptations, Desires & Fantasies Are All Explored in Anthony Doncque’s ‘1992’

Live Action

7th April, 2017

Anthony Doncque reveals how personal footage shot 25yrs ago formed the basis of his nostalgic tale of passion between a student and his teaching assistant.

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Matt Wolf’s ‘Bayard & Me’ Tells How Intergenerational Gay Adoption Became a Tool of Civil Rights Activism

Documentary

6th April, 2017

"Acts of resistance can unfold behind closed doors in private forms of rebellion." Matt Wolf speaks to DN about Bayard Rustin and subversive LGBT activism.

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“I Always Wanted to Make a Piece About Sex Dates” – Get Under the Sheets of Arthur Cahn’s ‘Herculanum’

Film Festival, Live Action

30th March, 2017

Writer/Director/Actor/Editor Arthur Cahn explains his multi-role process, how he works with actors and why casting calls are similar to dating apps.

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BFI Flare 2017: And In The End…

Film Festival

27th March, 2017

“It may have been my first time at BFI Flare, but it definitely won’t be my last.” DN shares our highlights from Europe’s largest LGBT film

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BFI Flare 2017: Bigger and Better

Film Festival

14th March, 2017

James Maitre looks ahead to this year's celebration of some of the world's best LGBT features & shorts on offer at the burgeoning BFI Flare Film

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