- How to fest
How to fest
Our springtime celebration of queer cinema is back! Whether you’ll join us in person or online (or both), we can’t wait to welcome you to discover the best in contemporary LGBTQIA+ cinema from around the world.
At BFI Southbank in London
- Feature film screenings
- Short film programmes
- Filmmaker intros and Q&As
- Discussions and events including DJ Nights and Big Gay Film Quiz
- Screenings of the most popular films from the Festival and the past year on Sunday 27 March
On BFI Player around the UK
- Feature film premieres
- Free short films
- Watch films any time during the Festival
- Exclusive filmmaker introductions
Free to watch worldwide
#FiveFilmsForFreedom: 5 short films presented in partnership with the British Council
Ticket prices and booking information
Details of booking dates, ticket passes and special offers.
Access at the festival
Details of accessible screenings and events, and venue access information.
About the festival venue, including access details.
Watching BFI Flare films on BFI Player
There are a number of ways to watch BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival films on BFI Player.
Welcome to the festival
From the BFI and our team of programmers.