Calling all film fans aged 16-25! Enjoy £5 tickets for BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival 16 to 27 March at BFI Southbank in London and on BFI Player around the UK.

You can now book £5 tickets in advance for the below films and events (first come, first served) by logging in with your 25 & Under account - or if you don't have one yet, sign up for free today!

During the festival, if there's a ticket available to any film or event, it's yours for £5. Simply log in with your BFI 25 & Under account from midnight of each day.

£5 tickets for 16-25 year olds are available for customers with an active BFI 25 & Under account – subject to availability, terms apply.

Films available on BFI Player around the UK

Boulevard! A Hollywood Story

Flare favourite Jeffrey Schwarz (Tab Hunter Confidential) once again uncovers the hidden queer history of Hollywood in this enthralling documentary.

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Boy Culture: The Series

Q. Allan Brocka’s comedy Boy Culture had its world premiere at our Festival in 2006. This six-part sequel finds popular escort X adapting to a very different world.

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Camila Comes Out Tonight

As a 17-year-old falls for her classmate, she finds herself fighting against the tyranny of their strict private school, in this beautiful Argentinian coming-of-age drama.

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Charli XCX: Alone Together

Acclaimed pop star Charli XCX teams up with her legions of queer fans across the globe to create a new album, in this warmhearted DIY documentary.

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A Distant Place

A young Korean sheepherder raising his niece is visited by two people from his past in this intimate and sumptuously shot family drama.

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Framing Agnes

Trans lives vaulted by the medical establishment are re-imagined by an all-star cast including Zackary Drucker, Angelica Ross and Silas Howard.

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Private Desert

While sparks fly with the possibilities of virtual romance, are Daniel and Sara really prepared for a relationship in the real world?

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Sediments

Six transgender women from different walks of life get to know each other at a rural Spanish retreat.

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This Is Not Me

Two young men learn to navigate the Iranian courts in order to begin their transition.

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Walk With Me

The courage it takes to be true to yourself is beautifully explored in this romantic feature debut.

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In-person screenings at BFI Southbank

Features

Boy Culture: The Series

Q. Allan Brocka’s comedy Boy Culture had its world premiere at our Festival in 2006. This six-part sequel finds popular escort X adapting to a very different world.

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Camila Comes Out Tonight

As a 17-year-old falls for her classmate, she finds herself fighting against the tyranny of their strict private school, in this beautiful Argentinian coming-of-age drama.

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Charli XCX: Alone Together

Acclaimed pop star Charli XCX teams up with her legions of queer fans across the globe to create a new album, in this warmhearted DIY documentary.

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Cop Secret

Two Icelandic cops forced to work together become more than just buddies in this enjoyably explosive send-up of action movies.

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Death and Bowling

After his bowling team captain dies, a transgender actor meditates on life, mortality and visibility.

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A Distant Place

A young Korean sheepherder raising his niece is visited by two people from his past in this intimate and sumptuously shot family drama.

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Cert 18

The End of Wonderland

Take a trip inside the making of a trans sci-fi comedy porn epic and the inventive mind of its charismatic creator, Tara Emory.

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Framing Agnes

Trans lives vaulted by the medical establishment are re-imagined by an all-star cast including Zackary Drucker, Angelica Ross and Silas Howard.

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Girl Picture

Three young women explore love and sex in this spirited coming-of-age drama, which won the World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award at Sundance.

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Intersex Stories: Activism, Resistance and Being

Join intersex columnist and writer Valentino Vecchietti for an engaging, informative and illustrated overview of intersex culture.

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Invisible: Gay Women in Southern Music

The biggest secret in Country music is coming out of the closet, in this moving and triumphant documentary.

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It Runs in the Family

In this deeply personal, richly textured documentary, a queer filmmaker discovers that she’s related to a long-forgotten pioneer of Caribbean cinema.

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Long Live My Happy Head

A profile of illustrator Gordon Shaw, whose enlightened approach to living with a brain tumour fuels his comic world.

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Madame Satã

On its 20th anniversary, it’s a perfect time to revisit this bold, beautiful and epic tale of an extraordinary Brazilian nightlife legend, criminal, queen and hero.

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North by Current

Filmmaker Angelo Madsen Minax returns to his hometown to examine the circumstances behind his niece’s death.

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Cert 18

The Novice

In this electrifying debut from Lauren Hadaway, a woman joins her university rowing team and becomes obsessed with being the best, no matter the cost.

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Cert 18

Passion

After a destructive relationship, the rituals of BDSM and Christianity provide consolation and healing.

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The Perfect David

A young man strives for physical perfection in this dark and unsettling Argentinian drama.

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Sediments

Six transgender women from different walks of life get to know each other at a rural Spanish retreat.

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Sirens

Get ready to rock with Sirens – a lively and loud documentary fresh from Sundance Film Festival, about an all-female Middle Eastern thrash rock band.

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The Sound of Scars

A captivating chronicle of metal band Life of Agony, whose lead singer Mina Caputo came out as transgender in 2011.

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Sublime

Hot from a world premiere in Berlin, Sublime is a pitch-perfect drama of late adolescent rockers who share a love of making music, but whose passions and hormones collide.

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Wet Sand

A death in a small coastal village reveals some hidden secrets, in this beautiful and restrained drama that explores uncomfortable truths in a family’s history.

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Wildhood

Bretten Hannam’s impressive feature debut focuses on one young teenager’s search for their family history.

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Short film programmes

Everything Changes

Whether processing new feelings, or coming to terms with the past, all of the men in this poignant shorts collection are trying to make sense of where they are now.

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Cert 18

Now and Forever

Promises are made and hearts are broken in this collection of beautiful and moving short films.

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Cert 18

Once More, With Feeling

Lose yourself in the possibilities of love with these charming and engaging short films.

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Cert 18

Where Do We Go From Here?

Sometimes, the decisions we make can shape the rest of our lives. This collection of shorts explores the choices, the moments, the encounters that might just change everything.

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