Films in Bodies
Stories of sex, identity and transformation.
Spirits (and bodies) soar in this stunning documentary about gravity-defying choreographer Elizabeth Streb.
Ben Walters brings a distinctive mix of films by cabaret performers, plus a film celebration of the Royal Vauxhall Tavern.
An in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at London’s finest drag performers. Warning: extreme use of make-up and glitter.
Three tales – a trans woman who dreams of modelling, a soon-to-be father and a girl searching for her roots – converge.
Best of year
Peter Strickland’s new film is a sensual exploration of the dynamic between two women cut off from the outside world.
Marçal Forés shocks and excites with this disturbing exploration of the perils of illicit sexual encounters.
An intimate portrait of an Argentinian football team whose effortless eroticism fills the screen, from locker room to pitch.
Rupert Smith introduces a selection of classic Athletic Model Guild pre-hardcore erotic films directed by Bob Mizer.
An exuberant and inspiring documentary following nine trans people confronting prejudice and politics in Puerto Rico.
A thought-provoking and playful documentary that explores what happens when we challenge the rules of gender.
François Ozon’s delicious new drama is a smart and sly satire about gender, class and consumerism – with some jaw-dropping twists.
From the archives
Break out your fishnets and join us in celebrating the ultimate cult film on the ultimate big screen, BFI IMAX.
From the archives
Jim Sharman’s follow-up to The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a scathing critique of celebrity culture, more prescient than ever.
A striking coming-of-age tale about a young trans teen living in Stockholm.
Sinister desires become violent actions in this often disturbing programme of shorts.
A rich haul of shorts about yearning for, finding, and remembering encounters of a sexual nature.
Take up space, stand your ground, have no fear of not fitting in – these shorts explore what it means to be a queer body in a strange world.