Five Films For Freedom

Five short films available for free online throughout BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival, in partnership with the British Council.

#FiveFilmsForFreedom, the global digital LGBTQIA+ campaign is brought to you by the British Council and BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival. From 13 to 24 March 2024 - making these five short films available for audiences all over the world to watch for free.

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Drama202310 mins

Insecure about her writing, Dot takes some lessons that give her the courage to say goodbye.

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Compton's '22Compton's '22

Drama202317 mins

An intergenerational discussion about the legendary riot that predates Stonewall.

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Drama20239 mins

Two lovers searching for each other on a beach try to work out some uncomfortable truths over the phone.

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Little OneLittle One

Animation & Artists Moving Image20239 mins

Unsure of how to raise a child, a pregnant woman seeks guidance from her gay dads. Her dad reflects on their family’s history, captured on an old camcorder.

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The First KissThe First Kiss

Drama202315 mins

Today is a special day for Andi – he’s going to Madrid for a date with a boy he met online.