BFI Flare 2023 shorts

Watch the BFI Flare 2023 short films for free at any time 15-26 March on BFI Player wherever you are in the UK.

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Kitchen Sink FantasyKitchen Sink Fantasy

Drama202215 mins

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

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I Was Never Really HereI Was Never Really Here

Drama202223 mins

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

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Life in Love: Cinthia & RobynLife in Love: Cinthia & Robyn

Drama202212 mins

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

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Drama202212 mins

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

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Live On Without MeLive On Without Me

Drama202225 mins

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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My Dear BoyMy Dear Boy

Drama20225 mins

A whole relationship is condensed into one short film.

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Drama202222 mins

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

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Private ViewPrivate View

Drama202217 mins

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


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