BFI Flare Film Festival Tag Archive

A Heated Argument Leads to Relationship Transgression in Rhianon Jones’ ‘Parker’

Film Festival, Live Action

4th April, 2019

Rhianon Jones tells DN how the transgression of arguments and a short story inspired 'Parker' a film about a couple arguing in a car after a social event

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Lukas Revzin Examines Gay Dating Culture in his One Night Stand Short ‘Fun Only’

Film Festival, Live Action

3rd April, 2019

Director Lukas Revzin joins DN to discuss gay dating culture, developing close relations between actors and shooting his short 'Fun Only' in iPhone ratio.

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Join Three Teenagers on an Evening They’ll Never Forget in Amelia Hashemi’s Short Drama ‘Night Out’

Film Festival, Live Action

2nd April, 2019

DN speaks with Amelia Hashemi at BFI Flare about the shooting logistics of a nightclub, difficulties with the casting process, and clever camera tricks.

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Ali Kurr Channels the Aesthetic of Andrea Arnold in Her Relationship Drama ‘Sparrow’

Film Festival, Live Action

1st April, 2019

DN spoke to music video director Ali Kurr at the BFI Flare festival about her new short film 'Sparrow' and transition into narrative work.

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A Roundup of BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2019

Film Festival

1st April, 2019

DN rounds up another year of BFI Flare London, offering highlights from the shorts and features that were screened at this year's festival.

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Rosie Westhoff Shines a Light on Bisexual Freedom in Road Trip Short ‘Treacle’

Film Festival, Live Action

28th March, 2019

DN speaks with Rosie Westhoff at BFI Flare 2019 about the casting process and developing relationships between actors in her road trip short 'Treacle'.

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Watch #FiveFilms4Freedom 2019 – A Global Digital LGBTQ+ Online Film Festival

Asides, Film Festival

26th March, 2019

The British Council & BFI Flare Festival bring back their global, digital LGBTQ+ online film festival #FiveFilms4Freedom for another year of great shorts.

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Charlie Lyne Reexamines an Important Part of LGBT History in Operation Spanner Documentary ‘Lasting Marks’

Documentary, Film Festival

25th March, 2019

Prolific documentary filmmaker Charlie Lyne joins us to discuss the creative & researched-based process behind his Operation Spanner doc 'Lasting Marks'.

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Ellie Rogers Unravels The Cyclical Nature of Trauma In Her Short Thriller ‘They Found Her in a Field’

Film Festival, Live Action

24th March, 2019

DN speaks with Ellie Rogers, who reveals how she used time and repetition to tell the story of a woman revisiting the trauma of a past relationship.

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BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2019: Sign of the Times

Film Festival

19th March, 2019

DN looks ahead to this year's BFI Flare festival, assessing the selection of works being presented and offering suggestions of what to watch.

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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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