The world’s widest-reaching LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) digital campaign returns for a fifth edition from 21 March to 31 March 2019.
British Council in partnership with BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival are making five LGBTQ+ themed short films available for the world to watch online for free, over a 11-day period.
The programme, which will feature work by emerging filmmakers from across the world, has been selected from and coincides with BFI Flare.
You can watch the flims by clicking the links below.
Emma Gilbertson, Director
Amir Majlessi, Producer
Two young working-class men explore the intimacy and vulnerability of relationships in a combative dance against the backdrop of an inner-city estate, risking all under the scrutiny of a tight-knit, ever-judging community.
Quentin Lazzarotto, Director
A short, poetic film following Carlito, a young man living in an indigenous village at the heart of the Amazonian jungle, who decided to leave and change his life forever.
Abena Taylor-Smith, Director
Loran Dunn, Producer
Amma, a young, black lesbian, spends the day in an Afro-Caribbean hair salon full of fun, sheen spray, gossip and laughter - but how will she deal with the casual homophobia?
Vala Omarsdottir, Writer/Director
Hallfridur Thora Tryggvadottir, Writer/Director
Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir, Co-Creator
A young trans person living in a small town travels to the city searching for the freedom to be their self.
Aubree Bernier-Clarke, Director
Shawna Lipton, Producer
Pidgeon Pagonis, Producer and Lead
1.5 per cent of people are born with an anatomy that doesn’t fit typical definitions of female or male. It is common practice for doctors to perform genital surgeries on intersex infants - often with disastrous results. A Normal Girl brings the widely unknown struggles of intersex people to light, through the story of intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis.
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