P.S. Burn This Letter Please – BFI Flare 2021 Review

by Jordan King In 2014, a box was found in a Los Angeles storage unit. It was filled with hundreds of letters addressed to elusive American radio host Reno Martin. As it transpires, Martin was the confidante of choice for many gay men, drag queens, female illusionists, and femme mimics back in the 1950s and 1960s, a period in time where gay history is predominantly … Continue reading P.S. Burn This Letter Please – BFI Flare 2021 Review

The Lawyer – BFI Flare Film Festival 2020 Review

When we fall in love, it is without any confinement. We do not love in terms of gender, country or religion. It is a force that takes us beyond our boundaries and rights brand new stories for us. Love is a powerful thing that unites two people immediately. None of this is more prevalent than stirring astute film The Lawyer. Written and directed by Romas … Continue reading The Lawyer – BFI Flare Film Festival 2020 Review

My Fiona – BFI Flare Film Festival 2020 Review

Grief affects us all in different ways. The death of a person brutal and powerful but shatters into different pieces. Yet somehow it connects us. The pull of mourning pairs you with members of that persons circles in more ways than one. In Kelly Walker’s My Fiona, the intimacy and fragments of life after a lost loved one pulls two women together in unexpected ways. … Continue reading My Fiona – BFI Flare Film Festival 2020 Review