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#FiveFilmsForFreedom free to watch for 11 days

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  The people behind BFI Flare  London’s LGBTQ Film Festival      (and the biggest of its kind in Europe) have a long and commendable history of supporting and promoting new queer filmmakers.  For the past 4 years they have teamed up with The British Council for a scheme called #FiveFilms4Freedom which makes five LGBTQ+ themed … Continue reading



Love on Earth or Life on Mars?

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  Sci-fi is not a film genre that is visited by a lot of queer filmmakers but award-winning director Layke Anderson’s short movie  depicts a restless man who makes the decision to join the first colony on Mars. With most of the piece revolving around the discussion to leave with his partner, this is a … Continue reading



Top Ten Picks at London’s BFI FLARE Film Festival

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It’s almost time for the 39th Edition of BFI Flare London’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival which is the biggest of its kind in Europe. It has a wonderfully eclectic mix of films spread over 10 days that covers the entire LGBTQ spectrum with its truely inclusive program. Queerguru will be on the ground there on London’s Southbank to review as many new films as possible and meeting the filmmakers. But from the ones we have already managed to view here are our Top Ten Picks of films that you really shouldn’t miss …

Giant Little Ones, Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life, Jose, Knife + Heart, Leitis in Waiting, Little Miss Westie, Man Made, Socrates, The Gospel of Eureka, Transmilitary, Vita and Virginia

https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/flare/  21–31 MARCH 2019 BFI SOUTHBANK



Love amongst the literary lesbians in Vita & Virginia @ BFI Flare

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  BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival has just announced that they will open this year’s festival with the UK premiere of Chanya Button’s VITA & VIRGINIA. The movie is adapted from adapted from Dame Eileen Atkins’ award winning play of the same name, the film tells the true story of the passionate relationship between … Continue reading



It is impossible not to Love Scott : a new documentary about an exceptional man

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In 2013, 26-year-old musician Scott Jones was attacked outside a gay bar in a small town in Nova Scotia and as result was paralyzed from the waist down. Even though the perpetrator was caught and convicted, the Police refused to even consider it a hate crime that was motivated by a hatred of gay people. Scott’s best … Continue reading



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