Films about love, romance and friendship.
Dir Valerie Bisscheroux | Netherlands
Bumping into an ex the day she moves into a new apartment makes Anne reflect on her past, in this smart and sexy webseries.
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Dir-Scr Lara Jean Gallagher | USA
Taking refuge in an idyllic lake house following her recent break-up, Karen meets the mysterious Lana in this moody and atmospheric debut.
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Dir-Prod-Scr Jen Bagley, Mary Hewey | USA
A year in the lives of childhood best friends who go from swapping gendered Christmas gifts as kids to transitioning in their twenties.
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Dir Jamie Patterson | UK
A young woman struggles with her demons, in this arresting sophomore feature from Tucked (Flare 2019) director Jamie Patterson.
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Dir-Prod-Scr Romas Zabarauskas | Lithuania
This gentle romantic drama gradually increases in intensity as it probes its protagonists’ complex lives.
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Dir-Scr Isabel Sandoval | USA
A deftly woven tale of love and inequality for a Filipina transwoman living under the radar in New York.
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Dir-Scr Xavier Dolan | Canada
A kiss between two childhood friends has dramatic repercussions in the eighth film from Xavier Dolan.
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Dir Oliver Hermanus | South Africa-UK
Oliver Hermanus’ fourth feature is a beautiful yet brutal study of closeted homosexuality in the Apartheid-era military.
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Dir-Scr Hong Khaou | UK
Having opened Flare in 2014 with his acclaimed debut Lilting, Hong Khaou returns to the festival with this poignant meditation on cultural displacement.
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Dir-Scr Kelly Walker | USA
Grief draws out unexpected emotions and new beginnings in this riveting feature debut from Kelly Walker.
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Dir Sebastián Muñoz | Chile-Argentina-Belgium
This powerful tale of queers behind bars won the Queer Lion at the 2019 Venice Film Festival.
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Dir-Scr Ray Yeung | Hong Kong (S.A.R of China)
Love blossoms unexpectedly for two older Hong Kong gents.
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Dir-Scr Suzanne Guacci | USA
Past mistakes haunt the present and threaten a new love affair between an older woman and her patient in this compelling melodrama.
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Dir Filippo Meneghetti | France
Lies in the past and secrecy in the present has a potentially devastating impact on the relationship between two older women in this poignant drama.
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Dir-Scr Marco Berger | Argentina
A lonely teenager gets more than he bargained for when he meets an older boy at the skate park.
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