This year, we’re bringing you a curated selection of free short films to watch online throughout the festival 15 to 26 March – including #FiveFilmsForFreedom, presented in partnership with the British Council.

Short films are free to watch throughout the festival.

I Was Never Really Here

The blossoming love between two Ghanaian boys living in Germany comes under threat when one is faced with residency issues.

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Kitchen Sink Fantasy

Gen-Z narcissist Charlie goes on a magical quest to get the girl of their dreams.

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Life in Love: Cinthia & Robyn

An asexual extrovert and their introverted partner search for intimacy and fun during a birthday adventure.

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Live On Without Me

When her partner dies in a tragic accident, grieving Shuting struggles to continue taking care of Tung, her partner’s daughter.

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A young genderqueer person revisits their formative relationships and ruminates on their identity in this mixed-media experimental short.

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My Dear Boy

A whole relationship is condensed into one short film.

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As a single parent raising an autistic son, Claire longs for intimacy – is Olivia too charming to be true?

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Private View

After three years, painter Sadie Lee unveils her portrait of Libro Levi Bridgeman.

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Five Films For Freedom

Five short films available for free online throughout BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival, in partnership with the British Council.

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