I had the pleasure of watching 'My Days of Mercy' at a press screening at BFI Flare this morning. It is also showing this evening Wednesday at 18:15 and 20:50 and also on Thursday 22nd March at 15:50.
With so many films on offer it can be difficult to know where to begin. Even if you have seen our full list and detailed programme, you may only want to see one or two films and even narrowing that down can be a challenge... so this is our Top 6 picks:
The BFI Flare programme and 2017 logo was launched last night at BFI Southbank, and I'm delighted to say it is a stonker and I'm really excited! So if you want to try and see every lesbian-interest film* (or you want to know when to be at the Southbank and which theatre to hang around), but also hold down a full time job, then this is how to do it...
In the space between NFT2 and the ticket area, tucked away in the corner, a reconstruction of Creep Lez from Toronto in Canada.
It's one of our favourite times of the year for many reasons: we love films; we love films with gay characters; we love high lesbian and gay visibility in London; and we love the atmosphere that comes with the annual BFI's London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival on the Southbank.