Podcast: three critics discuss the best of BFI Flare 2017

Alex Davidson, Sophie Mayer and Ben Walters discuss the best of the year’s London LGBT film fiesta – from the half-century commemoration of the Sexual Offences Act to The Untamed’s alien sex octopus.

Ben Walters

Films discussed include

  • Against the Law
  • Free Cece!
  • Enactone
  • Snapshot
  • Re:Orientations
  • Our Love Story
  • Signature Move
  • Handsome Devil
  • A Date for Mad Mary
  • Torrey Pines
  • After Louie
  • Memories of a Penitent Heart
  • Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things
  • Don’t Call Me Son
  • Lovesong
  • West North West
  • The Untamed
  • The Handmaiden
  • Pride?
  • Different for Girls

and the events and compilation programmes

  • Sexit: What the Fuck is Happening with UK Porn Laws?
  • Surprising Ancestors: Cinema’s Forgotten Queers
  • Queering Love, Queering Hormones
  • Fifty Years of Queer History Through the Moving Image and Beyond
  • Orlando: The Queer Element

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