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BFI Flare: London LGBT Film FestivalShowcasing the best in new queer film and video, the BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival (previously known as the BFI London Lesbian & Gay Festival or LLGFF) returns for its 29th year in 2015 with an exciting programme which kicks off with a screening of Justin Kelly's 'I Am Michael', starring James Franco and Zachary Quinto, on the opening night. Over 50 features and 100 short films representing the best in contemporary and archive LGBT cinema from around the world are due to be shown at this year's festival. The long-running event, the third largest film festival in the UK, also includes industry events, late night DJs in the bar on Fridays and Saturdays and attracts hundreds of filmmakers, cast, crew as more than 250,000 visitors flock to the city for a festival programme that gets bigger year-on-year.

 

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