[H]aving put on an LGBT specific film festival earlier this year, BFI Flare, the British Film Institute have always been active in promoting equality-celebrating films. And the 61st London Film Festival is no exception: with 242 films included, there’s a diverse range of movies, and an incredible selection of which are from women directors and scriptwriters, and also a great selection are from LGBT perspectives. We have selected 5 of the best celebratory films which look inspiringly at LGBT narratives, check them out below.
A fantastic woman by Sebastián Lelio
beach rats by Eliza Hittman
Close-knit by Naoko Ogigami
anchor and Hope by carlose marques-marcet
A smart, funny, London film about a lesbian couple, who’s relationship is tested when a friend comes to stay. A Spanish-English film with a strong heart, the story is a rom-com with a twist, and a refreshingly fun LGBT narrative.