BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

 
 
ADDRESS
 
 
TELEPHONE
 
TWITTER
 
Dates:
 until 
 
OPENING TIMES
Various
 
SITE
 

Nearby

 

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.

 

About BFI Southbank

Originally the National Film Theatre, the BFI Southbank is the perfect film buff's cinema, with three large screens and a smaller studio space showing up to 2000 films a year ranging from classics to independent movies as well as gala openings. It's also the heart of London's many film festivals, and the place to go to see obscure arts films, classics, and seasons of works by great directors. More about BFI Southbank

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival images

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival  I Am Michael (2015)  

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival - I Am Michael (2015)

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival I Am Michael (2015) 

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival - I Am Michael (2015) More Images
 

LondonTown.com - BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
12 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival on LondonTown.com

 
What to do in London Throughout 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

Near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  26% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £145  41% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 7 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  38% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

Near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Treasure Island (Over 10s)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd December 2014 to 8th April 2015
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Seeing Treasure Island activates that "little spark of adolescent runaway that still hankers after adventure and treasure," so says the Financial Times. The National ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 7 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 10 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

Near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

The best museums, galleries, attractions near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
South Bank
London > Attractions >
SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

The best shops and markets near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

What are the best dining options near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Benugo Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Benugo is a high class chain of cafes selling handmade sandwiches, salads and desserts. What makes it stand out from the over-crowded coffee shop market is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Canteen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
The menu at Canteen reads like a comforting childhood reminiscence with some sophisticated bunting thrown on top. Devilled kidneys on toast, followed by an excellent slow-roast ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

Near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 15 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 18 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

The best pubs near London BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
 
 
 

BFI Southbank events

 
Blossom With Tears + Crazy Calligraphy + A Rolling StoneBlossom With Tears + Crazy Calligraphy + A Rolling Stone28th February 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
Now On
Blossom With Tears + Crazy Calligraphy + A Rolling Stone
Keeper Of The FlameKeeper Of The Flame28th February 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
Now On
Keeper Of The Flame
The Cold WinterThe Cold Winter28th February 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
Now On
The Cold Winter
Gone With The WindGone With The WindScarlett O'Hara pleads with her one true love Ashley Wilkes to marry her instead of his cousin. The ensuing heartache and heartbreak plays out against the backdrop of the American Civil War, during which Scarlett meets dashing cad, Rhett Butler, the man who ultimately opens her blinkered eyes to the harsh ways of the world.28th February 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
Now On
Gone With The Wind
Pat And MikePat And Mike28th February 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
Now On
Pat And Mike
An Autumn Tale (Conte D'Automne)An Autumn Tale (Conte D'Automne)Final instalment of the Four Seasons series in which two women try to matchmake their single and lonely friend with two unsuitable men.28th February 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
Now On
An Autumn Tale (Conte D'Automne)
The African QueenThe African QueenCharlie Allnut is the captain of the river boat African Queen. He is working in Eastern Africa in 1914 when war breaks out and German troops attack a local mission, resulting in the death of Reverend Samuel Sayer. The holy man's sister Rose charters Charlie to take her away from the anguish and the sparks of sexual tension and attraction are eviden28th February 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
Now On
The African Queen
Ceiling + A Bagful Of FleasCeiling + A Bagful Of Fleas1st March 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
On Soon
Ceiling + A Bagful Of Fleas
Something Different + The World CafeteriaSomething Different + The World Cafeteria1st March 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
On Soon
Something Different + The World Cafeteria
The Philadelphia StoryThe Philadelphia StoryEmbittered heiress Tracy Lord is poised to say "I do" to nice guy George Kittredge at a high society wedding in Philadelphia. The impending nuptials are thrown into disarray by the arrival of Tracy's first husband, charmer CK Dexter Haven, and reporter Mike Connor, who intends to cover the event for Spy magazine.1st March 2015Thursday 5th March 2015 Where:
BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
On Soon
The Philadelphia Story
 

Also in Belvedere Road

Our recommendations in the same street as BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

 
No.
Title
Category
 
 
 

Hotels Near

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

 
 
Near BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Bfi Southbank

 
 
 
History Is Now
History Is Now
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

The Hayward Gallery SE1 8XZ SE1 8XT - 0 minute walk from Bfi Southbank

A well-timed exhibition, History is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain offers an inventive way of exploring the country's recent ...More

 
Samyo Annual Showcase
Concerts | On 28th February 2015 

Southbank Centre 2 minutes walk from Bfi Southbank

Samyo returns with its trademark repertoire of bold compositions and arrangements. All inspired by the rich musical tradition of India. ...More

Bond And Beyond
Concerts | On 28th February 2015 

Southbank Centre 2 minutes walk from Bfi Southbank

Join us for a concert celebrating the UK's most famous secret service agent. Features all the iconic music and songs ...More

Changing Britain 1945-2015
Changing Britain 1945-2015
Exhibitions | Until 9th May 2015 

Southbank Centre 2 minutes walk from Bfi Southbank

The Southbank Centre looks at the last 70 years of British history in Changing Britain 1945-2015, a 3-month arts festival ...More

 
Dara
Dara
Theatre | Until 4th April 2015 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 2 minutes walk from Bfi Southbank

A play originally performed in Pakistan, Dara takes the audience to seventeenth century Mughal India two watch the story of ...More

 
The Hard Problem
The Hard Problem
Theatre | Until 16th April 2015 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 2 minutes walk from Bfi Southbank

Sir Nicholas Hytner's last production at the National before he steps down as Artistic Director will be Tom Stoppard's neuroscience ...More

 
Treasure Island (Over 10s)
Treasure Island (Over 10s)
Theatre | Until 8th April 2015 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 2 minutes walk from Bfi Southbank

Seeing Treasure Island activates that "little spark of adolescent runaway that still hankers after adventure and treasure," so ...More

 
Saturday at Topolski Gallery And Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th February 2015 

Topolski Century 2 minutes walk from Bfi Southbank

DJ Tony George spins urban beats, nu disco and deep house....More

Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Bfi Southbank

With more than 100 works and previously unseen material, Somerset House presents the UK's largest ever exhibition on influential photographer ...More

 
London Fashion Weekend
London Fashion Weekend
Shopping | Until 1st March 2015 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Bfi Southbank

Along with the main London Fashion Week event, the open-to-all London Fashion Weekend is ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near BFI Southbank

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star hotels see our deals for BFI Southbank hotels, including Strand Palace Hotel London from 100% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960