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Submissions for BFI Flare 2023

November 2022 · News

Submissions are now open for the 2023 edition of BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival.

BFI Flare is the UK’s largest queer film event, screening the best in contemporary LGBTQIA+ cinema from across the globe, in addition to a rich selection of events and archive titles.

The festival will take place in March 2023, with exact dates to be announced.

Final deadline dates for receipt of online submission forms and film screeners

  • UK and international short films (40 minutes or less) – Wednesday 21 December 2022, 17:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • UK and international feature-length films (more than 40 minutes) – Wednesday 21 December 2022, 17:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

For more details on how to submit your film for consideration for our upcoming BFI Flare, including the online submission form, please go to