This year’s BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival takes place online from Wednesday 17 to Sunday 28 March 2021.
Feature films can be watched in the UK using BFI Player, the BFI’s video-on-demand service. You need to buy a ticket to watch a feature film.
Short films are free to watch in the UK and can be watched without a BFI Player account.
Events are free to watch on YouTube and other platforms anywhere in the world.
Closed captioning and audio description are available on English-language films.
BSL and closed captioning is available on events. Full accessibility information.
Ticket booking opens:
- 25 February – BFI Patrons (9.30am) BFI Champions (11am)
- 26 February – BFI Members (11am)
- 2 March – 25 & Under and general public (11am)
Prices for films and passes are below.
Before you book
Tickets are not unlimited, so buy yours early to avoid disappointment.
Save money with a festival pass if you want to watch more than 1 film.
Once you have bought your ticket or pass, you can watch your feature films at any point from Wednesday 17 to Sunday 28 March 2021. When you start watching a film you have 4 hours to finish viewing it.
You won’t need a ticket to watch a short film or watch an event.
Buying a ticket or festival pass
BFI Player subscription or rentals are separate from festival tickets.
Single ticket prices:
- £5 BFI 25 & Under
- £8 BFI Patrons, Champions and Members
- £10 general public
You can buy a ticket for a feature film in the programme by selecting the buy now button on any film page.
Festival pass (10 tickets) prices:
- £70 BFI Patrons, Champions and Members
- £90 general public
Call the box office to buy a festival pass.
During the festival (17 to 28 March) lines are open
- Monday to Thursday (11am to 7pm)
- Friday to Sunday (11am to 9pm)
Subject to availability on individual films. Please note, we’re unable to exchange individual tickets into passes, as per our non-transferable and non-refundable ticket policy.