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BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival 2024

Our springtime celebration of queer cinema is back! We can’t wait to welcome you to discover the best in contemporary LGBTQIA+ cinema from around the world – 13 to 24 March 2024.

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Four Daughters: the facts and fictions of a Tunisian family’s history blur in this fascinating hybrid documentary

Kaouther Ben Hania’s docudrama sees a mix of actors and real members of a Tunisian family reenact painful events that preceded two elder daughters leaving to join ISIS.

By Jonathan Romney

Four Daughters: the facts and fictions of a Tunisian family’s history blur in this fascinating hybrid documentary
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“It is about moments of connecting and not connecting”: Kelly Reichardt on Certain Women

By So Mayer

“It is about moments of connecting and not connecting”: Kelly Reichardt on Certain Women
Festivals

What to watch at Kinoteka Polish Film Festival 2024

By Alex Ramon

What to watch at Kinoteka Polish Film Festival 2024
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Black Tea: a labyrinthine multicultural love story

By Nick James

Black Tea: a labyrinthine multicultural love story
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10 great French thrillers

By David Parkinson

10 great French thrillers
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Cannes Critics’ Week opener Àma Gloria to be released by the BFI in UK and Ireland on 7 June

Cannes Critics’ Week opener Àma Gloria to be released by the BFI in UK and Ireland on 7 June
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Abiding Nowhere: a beautiful addition to Tsai Ming-liang’s Walker film series

By Nick James

Abiding Nowhere: a beautiful addition to Tsai Ming-liang’s Walker film series
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BFI Fellow and internationally acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan discusses his hugely successful career.

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