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Sacha Polak on Silver Haze

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Screening at BFI Flare later this year, Silver Haze reunites Dutch writer/director Sacha Polak with British actor Vicky Knight. Having worked together on Dirty God in 2019, Sacha Polak’s new film is loosely based on Knight’s own experiences as a child, and explores the confrontation of trauma, the juxtaposition socioeconomic status, and the concept of […]

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Dance Me to the End of Time by Melanie Chait

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An ode to the extraordinary Nancy Diuguid, whose life was one of grace, both in the living and leaving of it. Dance Me to The End of Time is a deeply personal film about love in the face of death. Award-winning filmmaker Melanie Chait documented the last four years of her life partner, London theatre […]

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37th BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival

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The BFI today announces the dates for the 2023 edition of the UK’s largest queer film event, BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival. The Festival, which screens the best in contemporary LGBTQIA+ cinema from around the globe, in addition to a rich selection of events and archive titles, will run from 15-26 March 2023 at […]

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A Film of Firsts Starring Ki Griffin

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KINDRED, the animated virtual reality story of the UK’s first openly non-binary parent to adopt a child, made its debut at the Venice Film Festival in September, so we got in touch with star Ki Griffin who plays lead role, Syd, to learn more about the project. Perhaps best known for their role as Ripley […]

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Pride In Newbury

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Corn Exchange Newbury is excited to announce Pride in Newbury, a LGBTQ+ film festival programmed in association with Newbury Pride, will take place in its cinema until Thursday 14 July. During the festival there is a wide range of films being screened, from cult musicals to recent releases. In the first week films include the […]

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LGBTQ+ Short Film FEMME

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Jordan is a femme gay man – a label he wears proudly. But every time he steps out of the house with his lipstick on, he remembers his dad’s stark warning: the world will always be a dangerous place for a boy like him. After suffering heartbreak at a nightclub, Jordan meets Wes, a drug […]

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The Influence of Black Cinema

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How 90’s Black Cinema and Its Subsequent Resurgence Influenced the World. It’s no secret that black representation within film has been known to be dubious. Racist or archaic caricatures, particularly within mainstream cinema, spurred a cinematic revolution during the ’90s that gave black cinema a long-overdue voice and a pedestal to direct the world’s gaze […]

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Peccadillo Pictures Announces 24th September UK & Irish Theatrical Date For: Sweetheart A Film by: Marley Morrison  Film London, BFI, BBC Films, Hazey Jane Films  ‘Sweetheart is a feel-good story that leaves everyone on a high’ – VOGUE ‘A real sense of warmth flows through the film, buoyed by some very British comedic moments, adding a soothing […]

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PECCADILLO PICTURES ANNOUNCES 5TH NOVEMBERUK AND IRISH THEATRICAL & DIGITAL RELEASE DATE FOR: CICADA Directed by Kieran Mulcare and Matthew FiferWritten by Sheldon D. Brown and Matthew Fifer StarringMatthew Fifer and Sheldon BrownCobie Smoulders, Michael Potts, Scott Adsit & Bowen Yang ‘The pain and poetry of being young, queer, troubled and in love’VARIETY‘A film that will stay […]

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LGBTQ+ Musicians Experiences with Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Musicians from LGBTQ+ communities face significant barriers and issues relating to discrimination, sexual harassment and concerns around physical, mental and […]

WIN! A Storydo Family Storybook

Storydo is a ground-breaking platform that allows all types of families to tell their unique story and celebrate their family, […]

Military Charity Fighting With Pride Flies The Flag For LGBT History Month

Liverpool’s HMS Eaglet will host a special Veteran’s Pride event this month celebrating the service of LGBT+ veterans and serving personnel in […]

Franco Labia: Space Pride

Queer engineer and founder and president of Space Pride, Franco Labia is on a mission to diversify the space industry, which […]

Sacha Polak on Silver Haze

Screening at BFI Flare later this year, Silver Haze reunites Dutch writer/director Sacha Polak with British actor Vicky Knight. Having […]

Capturing People’s Truth: Anais Stupka

Anais Stupka is a London-based, Georgian-Italian multimedia artist who grew up in 14 different parts of the world.    Her […]

Philip Baldwin meets Adrian Trett

“It’s a real challenge to be non-binary and open about it in sport.”  Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett is a Liberal Democrat politician […]

Fynest Reads: To Cage a God

To Cage a God combines two things that fascinate me: Russian history and mythology. The book’s backdrop of a brewing […]

LGBT+ History Month 2024

The 2024 theme celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to the field of Medicine and Healthcare both historically and today.  We want […]

Touch-Me-Not: Ian Humphreys 

Touch-Me-Not  Ian Humphreys     this flower  doesn’t belong  on the canal  hiding  in an airless tunnel  where no-one goes  before […]