Five Films For Freedom: all the programmes

Five Films For Freedom selects five short LGBTIQ+ short films from BFI Flare film festival each year and shares them with the world online for the period while Flare takes place in London.

However, many of our previous selections are now available again to stream online, for free.

2015 Programme

Morning is Broken, dir. Simon Anderson (UK)

Chance, dir. Jake Graf (UK)

True Wheel, dir. Nora Mandray (France)

Code Academy, dir. Nisha Ganatra (USA)

An Afternoon, dir. Soren Green (Denmark)

(Not currently available)

2016 Programme

Xavier (trailer), dir. Ricky Mastro (Brazil)

Take Your Partners, dir. Siri Rodnes (UK)

The Orchid (trailer), dir. Ferran Navarro-Beltrán (Spain)

Breathe, dir. James Doherty (UK/Ire)

Swirl, dir. Peterson Varga (Philippines)

(Not currently available)

2017 Programme

Crush, dir. Rosie Westhoff (UK)

Still Burning, dir. Nick Rowley (UK)

Heavy Weight, dir. Jonny Ruff (UK)

Jamie, dir. Christopher Manning (UK)

Where We Are Now, dir. Lucie Rachel (UK)

(Not currently available)

2018 Programme

Goldfish (trailer), dir. Yorgos Angelopoulos (Greece)

Landline, dir. Matt Houghton (UK)

Goddess, dir. Karishma Dev Dube (India)

Uninvited (trailer), dir. Seung Yeob Lee (Korea)

Handsome & Majestic, dir. Jeff Lee Petry & Nathan Drillot (USA)

(Not currently available)

2019 Programme

Carlito se va para Siempre (trailer), dir. Quentin Lazzarotto (Peru)

Ladies Day (trailer), dir. Abena Taylor-Smith (UK)

Crashing Waves, dir. Emma Gilbertson (UK)

A Normal Girl, dir. Aubree Bernier-Clarke (USA)

(Not currently available)

I (EG), dir. Halla Tryggvadottir (Iceland)

(Not currently available)

2020 Programme

After That Party (trailer), dir. Caio Scott (Brazil)

Pxssy Palace, dir. Laura Kirwan-Ashman (UK)

134 (trailer), dir. Sarah-Jane Drummey (Ireland)

When Pride Came to Town, dir. Julia Dahr, Julie Lunde Lillesæter (Norway)

(Not currently available)

Something in the Closet, dir. Nosa Eke (UK)

(Not currently available)

2021 Programme

Pure (trailer), dir. Natalie Jasmine Harris (USA)

Victoria (trailer), dir. Daniel Toledo (Spain)

Trans Happiness is Real, dir. Quinton Baker (UK)

Bodies of Desire, dir. Varsha Panikar and Saad Nawab (India)

Land of the Free (trailer), dir. Dawid Ullgren (Sweden)