Besties

Remixing Romeo and Juliet for the Instagram generation, Marion Desseigne-Ravel’s debut feature is an engrossing and touching tale of first love.

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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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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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Dakan

Dubbed West Africa’s first film about homosexuality, this film details a tricky love affair between two high schoolers from different sides of the tracks.

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Dawn, Her Dad & the Tractor

This poignant drama finds a young trans woman returning to the family farm to reconnect following the death of her mother.

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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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Fragrance of the First Flower

A chance meeting between former high-school friends stirs up forgotten feelings in this beautifully charming Taiwanese digital series screening in its entirety.

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I Want to Talk About Duras

A taped confession is the starting point for exploring the unusually intense bond that developed between Marguerite Duras and her besotted fan Yann Andréa.

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In From the Side

The lives of a London gay rugby team, both on and off the pitch, are explored in this assured feature which reveals the many different games that people play.

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Jimmy in Saigon

A man embarks on a journey to uncover the truth behind his brother’s mysterious death, in this fascinating and deeply affecting documentary.

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The Outlaws

In this evocative 1920s thriller, a flirtatious caper between two men erupts into a Johnny and Clyde-style crime spree.

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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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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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The Swimmer

When a young athlete falls for one of his competitors, he is faced with some big decisions, in this smart and sexy tale of forbidden love.

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Ultraviolette and the Blood-Spitters Gang

Robin Hunzinger’s strikingly poetic film reveals a long-hidden family secret – the incredible story of his grandmother’s rebellious lover Marcelle.

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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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Wildhood

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

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Shorts programmes

Family Affairs

Whether it’s births, deaths and marriages, coming out or finding your own tribe, family in its many forms is at the centre of this shorts programme.

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Now and Forever

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

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Once More, With Feeling

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

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Paths to Love

The path to love or romance is rarely smooth. These films show it can be memorable, funny, traumatic or even all of these things. Laugh or cry, but learn from others.

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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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