The UK’s premier LGBTIQ+ film festival returns with over 50 features, 85 shorts and a wide range of special events.
Let It Snow and Season of Love bring female queer romance to the fore.
By Thomas Hobbs
Mark Patton opens up about his experiences as the first ever male scream queen.
By Ronan Doyle
This year’s Iris Prize Film Festival in Cardiff showcased emerging trends across the spectrum of queer cinema.
By Dilara Elbir
Is there an argument to drop the cover-all term “queer” in favour of something that’s more specific to the subject of a piece of art?
This year’s festival brought a diverse mix of LGBT-themed stories – as well as some star names.
How the language we use to talk about art which explores subjects of gender and identity can evolve.
By Ella Kemp
Camille Vidal-Naquet’s impressive debut feature is infused with skin-prickling energy.
By Rory Marsh
A gay man struggles to come out to his ultra-conservative parents in this affecting drama from Yen Tan.
By Katie Goh
Dykes, Camera, Action! features first-hand accounts from Barbara Hammer and Desiree Akhavan.
Sam Abbas hopes his debut feature The Wedding will usher in a new era of queer cinema in the region.
By Anton Bitel
Tilman Singer’s intense psychodrama was among the highlights of the inaugural genre showcase.
In Carmen and Lola, a young couple challenge the patriarchal and heteronormative attitudes of society.
Desiree Akhavan presents a confident, heartbreaking portrait of life inside a Christian conversion therapy camp.
On the life of a poverty-stricken Brazilian trans performance artist disco poet in remission from cancer.
By Chloe Smith
Is Donald Glover’s Lando Calrissian the latest attempt to deny LGBT audiences tangible representation?
A teen fights for his soul in Brazilian character study Hard Paint, which screened at this year’s BFI Flare.