Girls on Film

BFI Flare 2017 review of Crush

Posted by VictoriaB on 27 March 2017

Crush is a beautiful short film. 

Screening at BFI Flare as part of the Falling Free programme. Written and produced by Rosie Westhoff, who has been third assistant director on Eastenders in 2016. 

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BFI Flare 2017 review of A Date for Mad Mary

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 27 March 2017

"Mad" Mary McArdle (Seána Kerslake) returns to her hometown after a brief stint in prison and is immediately labeled as undatable, but she is determined to find a date to accompany her to her best friend's wedding.

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From Dawn to Dusk with a stunning story

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 26 March 2017

Dusk is the latest short from the hugely talented Jake Graf and the second in the trilogy (the first being Dawn). Planet Nation is proud to have been supporting Jake for a few years now, and have been hotly anticipating this latest short, which did not disappoint.

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Review of The List by Jillian Armenante

Posted by L Devo Child on 16 March 2017

The List has a great premise. The List referred to is the one we all have of exceptional people we’re allowed to have a one-time sexual encounter with even though we are in a steady relationship.

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Interview with Emma Smart - lesbian programmer at BFI Flare

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 16 March 2017

BFI Flare is one of our favourite things on the calendar. I mean literally hundreds of women pretty much move into the Southbank for 10 days. In addition to this, there is a mass of lesbian film content available to watch. These two things are quite rare so when they come together, it is lesbian Christmas for sure!

We took a bit of time to find out more about one of the programmers, who has been with the festival for many, many years to find out about the festival behind the scenes. What happens outside the 10 day festival, how many films get entered. You know that kind of thing.

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Top 6 Lesbian Picks for BFI Flare 2017

Posted by VictoriaB on 16 February 2017

With so many films on offer it can be difficult to know where to begin. Even if you have seen our full list and detailed programme, you may only want to see one or two films and even narrowing that down can be a challenge... so this is our Top 6 picks:

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Have you got a Flare for LGBT Film?

Posted by Ultimate Planet on 16 February 2017

The BFI Flare programme and 2017 logo was launched last night at BFI Southbank, and I'm delighted to say it is a stonker and I'm really excited! So if you want to try and see every lesbian-interest film* (or you want to know when to be at the Southbank and which theatre to hang around), but also hold down a full time job, then this is how to do it...

 
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Fringe! review of Suited

Posted by PetitP on 28 November 2016

The screening of Suited at Fringe! Film Festival was accompanied by The Drakes who helped seat everyone and had a discussion afterwards. Planeteer Petit Temps went along and reviewed it:

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Fringe! screening of Watermelon Woman

Posted by PetitP on 28 November 2016

The screening of Watermelon Woman at Fringe! Film Festival was the UK premiere of the restored version of this classic film. Planeteer Petit Temps went along and reviewed it:

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Fringe! screening of AWOL

Posted by PetitP on 28 November 2016

The screening of AWOL at Fringe! Film Festival was the UK premiere. Planeteer Petit Temps went along and reviewed it:

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