fiveFilms4freedom 2017 is coming soon!
This year's festival will run from 16–26 March 2017. The world's first global, digital LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) film festival is brought to you for a third year by the British Council and the British Film Institute (BFI).
From 16–26 March, audiences in London will be enjoying BFI Flare, the LGBT film festival. At the same time you, and people all over the world, can watch five films from the festival for free online.
In 2016, people in 179 countries worldwide watched the films, with 1.57 million views on websites and social media.
Love is a human right.
do you know someone who is using culture to promote freedom, equality and lgbt rights?
You can nominate them for the fiveFilms4freedom 2017 Global List of inspiring people from around the world.
Get a taster by finding out about last year's films below
About the films
The fiveFilms4freedom 2016 are polished, rough, funny, sad and inspiring and each has a different voice.
Meet the filmmakers
We're delighted to introduce the directors whose films are fiveFilms4freedom 2016.
fiveFilms4freedom 2016 Global List
The fiveFilms4freedom 2016 Global List – 33 inspiring people from around the world promoting freedom, equality and LGBT rights every day.