The world’s widest-reaching LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) digital campaign returns for a fourth edition from 21 March - 1 April 2018.

British Council in partnership with BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival  are making five LGBTQ+ themed short films available for the world to watch online for free, over a 12-day period. You will be able to watch all five films through this page.

The programme, featuring work by emerging filmmakers from across the world, has been selected from and coincides with BFI Flare.

Join us on Twitter: #FiveFilms4Freedom

Selected films

Goddess - Karishma Dev Dube (India / 8 mins). The film shows a young woman and her housemaid transgress class and gender boundaries - but who risks more?

Goldfish - Yorgos Angelopoulos(Greece / 13 mins).  The film follows 7 year old Stratis, who reveals to his father that his goldfish is named after Tom Daley.

Landline  - Matt Houghton (UK / 11 mins).  A short documentary about the only helpline in the UK for gay farmers.

Handsome and Majestic  - Jeff Lee Petry and Nathan Drillot (Canada, 12 mins). A moving documentary about  Milan Halikowski, a recently transitioned transgender boy who overcomes discrimination at high school.

Uninvited  - Seung Yeob Lee (South Korea / 20 mins). This short follows Jungho who has to hide all traces of his boyfriend after his mother pays an unexpected visit to his house.

Meet the filmmakers !

We are delighted to introduce the directors whose films make up #FiveFilms4Freedom 2018. Watch their interviews !

Tweet your support for freedom and equality 

On Monday 26 March, we are once again asking the world to watch a movie together. Over the course of one single day, you can show your support for freedom and equalité watching one of the films, joining people from around the world.

If you want to pledge your support, please tweet and share on all social media on 26 March, with the hashtag #FiveFilms4Freedom.

Watch the five films for free online

Subtitles: you can watch the films with English, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Latin American Spanish subtitles. Click the settings button on the video player and then 'Subtitles/CC' to select the language of your choice. To turn all subtitles off click 'CC' on the player.

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