LGBTIQ+ Best of 2018

Stories with hunger, lust and courage, adventures from the community to rouse and inspire…

The most watched LGBTIQ+ films in 2018.

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God's Own CountryGod's Own Country

Drama2017105 minsDirector: Francis Lee

A troubled young sheep farmer falls for a hired hand in this stunning debut from Francis Lee.

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The Happy PrinceThe Happy Prince

Biopic2018105 minsDirector: Rupert Everett

Rupert Everett astounds as Oscar Wilde, depicting the fallen star in the final years of his life, in this heartfelt and captivating passion project.

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Biopic2018111 minsDirector: Ian Bonhôte

In scintillating fashion, this compelling documentary explores the dark dreams that drove the brilliant, lamented designer, Alexander McQueen.

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Anchor and HopeAnchor and Hope

Comedy2018113 minsDirector: Carlos Marques-Marcet

Sweetly swaying houseboat comedy about a couple whose river-bound existence is upended by the arrival of an old friend.

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Drama2018119 minsDirector: Marcel Gisler

On the pitch Mario and Leon are teammates; off the pitch they are becoming so much more.

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The Book of GabrielleThe Book of Gabrielle

Drama201679 minsDirector: Lisa Gornick

Lisa Gornick's funny and frank drama sketches the relationship between a sex-obsessed lesbian illustrator and a randy hetero author, who bond over their favourite subject.

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Freak ShowFreak Show

Comedy201891 minsDirector: Trudie Styler

Alex Lawther is outstanding as a teenage rebel in this tale of an unrepentant high-school outsider, directed by Trudie Styler.

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Crime201780 minsDirector: Travis Mathews

From the director of Interior. Leather Bar. comes this eerie and powerful psychological thriller that offers a disturbing insight into the dark heart of Trump’s America.

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Malila: The Farewell FlowerMalila: The Farewell Flower

201795 minsDirector: Anucha Boonyawatana

A dream-like encounter between two ex-lovers becomes a meditation on love, life and loss in this hauntingly beautiful film.

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Boys on Film 18: HeroesBoys on Film 18: Heroes

Anthology2018132 minsDirector: Dean Loxton, Niels Bourgonje and 8 more

Ten uplifting and powerful tales of everyday heroes, each striving for their own identities whether gay, bi or transgender, and fighting for the right to be themselves.

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50 Years Legal50 Years Legal

Documentary201777 minsDirector: Simon Napier-Bell

Five decades on from the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality, a range of LGBTQ+ stars (including Sir Elton John and Stephen Fry) reflect on Britain's history of prejudice, persecution and liberation.

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Girls on Film 3: GoddessesGirls on Film 3: Goddesses

Anthology2018111 minsDirector: Inés Barrionuevo, Agustina San Martin, Marley Morrison, Renata Gąsiorowska, Megan Rossman, Kerem Blumberg, Marie Ka and Joanna Rytel

Eight more award-winning short films from around the world, exploring female desire, empowerment and the realities of being a woman, a lesbian and a feminist in the modern world.

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Reinventing MarvinReinventing Marvin

Drama2017114 minsDirector: Anne Fontaine

A young gay man (Finnegan Oldfield ) flourishes under the tutelage of Isabelle Huppert's drama teacher, in this stirring drama from director Anne Fontaine (The Innocents).

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Girls on Film 2: Before DawnGirls on Film 2: Before Dawn

Anthology2017111 minsDirector: Lorelei Pepi, Anne Claire Jaulin and 8 more

An electric collection of 11 award-winning, lesbian and feminist short films exploring fantasies, dreams, desires, love and transgression.

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Mansfield 66/67Mansfield 66/67

Documentary201786 minsDirector: P. David Ebersole and Todd Hughes

Jayne Mansfield: Goddess? Genius? Satanist? This wild documentary from the makers of Room 237 examines the blonde bombshell's relationship with Anton LaVey.

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