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Alex Davidson

Alex Davidson is a web producer for bfi.org.uk, and a former curator for the BFI National Archive. He has written for a variety of film publications, both at the BFI and beyond, and regularly holds talks at BFI Southbank. His specialism is queer cinema and television, and he co-runs the BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival Facebook page. He also co-programmes the monthly GLAM LGBT film nights at the ArtHouse Crouch End.

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  • In pictures: LGBT sci-fi characters on film and TV

    Join us to boldly go into the wonderful world of queer sci-fi on the big and small screens.

    Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    Features

  • Lilting to screen at queer film festival in Myanmar

    Despite homosexuality being illegal in Myanmar, the country is about to play host to the first ever Yangon LGBT Film Festival.

    Friday, November 14, 2014

    Features

  • 10 great films about the Troubles

    As Yann Demange’s acclaimed debut, ’71, gets its UK premiere at the London Film Festival ahead of a nationwide release, we look at some of the best films about Northern Ireland’s Troubles.

    Thursday, October 2, 2014

    Lists

  • Five to see at the LFF ... LGBT cinema

    A handful of gems for queer cinema fans to look out for at the 2014 BFI London Film Festival, including the latest, mind-bending film from Peter Strickland.

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Features

  • Pride and joy: gay activism and British film

    Pride, a heart-warming new film about gay activists who stand up for striking miners in 1984, launches in cinemas this weekend. But what queer activism had come before them, and how was it shown on film?

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    Features

  • 10 great gay films from East and Southeast Asia

    As our season on great Chinese cinema continues into September, we explore some of the best East and Southeast Asian gay films.

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Lists

  • 10 great British films directed by women

    With Joanna Hogg’s third film, Exhibition, confirming her as among our best new directors, we look back at some of the finest films directed by women in the UK.

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    Lists

  • 10 great British gay films

    Lilting opened the 2014 BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival, the latest film in the rich history of British gay movies. Here are 10 of its most illustrious predecessors.

    Monday, March 17, 2014

    Lists

  • 10 great films about sex

    As Lars von Trier’s Nymph()maniac arrives in cinemas and on the BFI Player, we survey sex on film with a list of some of cinema’s naughtiest classics.

    Friday, February 21, 2014

    Lists

  • 10 great French gay films

    As acclaimed thriller Stranger by the Lake is released in cinemas nationwide and on the BFI Player, we look back at the best of French gay cinema.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014

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