Friday, 24 March 2023
Chennai Delhi Kolkata

British Council and BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival launch the 9th edition of the world’s widest-reaching LGBTQIA+ digital showcase.  It’s an online celebration of global LGBTQIA+ stories in partnership with BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival. Five short films from Cyprus, Guyana, Nigeria, Northern Ireland and South Korea can be watched for free across the world. 

The selection of films explores subjects such as violence and security, love across borders and shifting identities. The films in 2023 are: 

  • All I Know by Obinna Robert Onyeri (Nigeria/USA) 
  • Butch Up! by Yu-jin Lee (South Korea) 
  • Eating Papaw on the Seashore by Rae Wiltshire and Nickose Layne (Guyana) 
  • Just Johnny by Terry Loane (UK – Northern Ireland) 
  • Buffer Zone by Savvas Stavrou (UK/Cyprus) 

The British Council libraries in New Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai will be hosting a special screening of these films at their centres on 24 March 2023.

Library Location  Event Schedule 
British Council 17, KG Marg, Atul Grove Road, Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001 Film Screening 

6:00 p.m. 

British Council, 737 Anna Salai Chennai 600002 Film screening  6:00 p.m. 
British Council, L&T Chambers, 16, Camac St, Kolkata, West Bengal 700017 Film Screening followed by a conversation led by Dr Debanjan Chakrabarti – Director, British Council East and Northeast India  6:30 p.m.

Note – The films contain sensitive content and is only eligible for audience who are 18 years and above. 

Free entry. Registration is mandatory and is on first come first serve basis. Please click here to register. 

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