#30 Gay Films

Top LGBT Films chosen by 100 film experts, including critics, writers and programmers, as the best LGBT film of all time via a poll to mark the 30th anniversary of BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival. Click the posters below to see a sample of each film. If you have seen any of these films please leave a quick review below.

1 Carol (Todd Haynes, USA 2015).

2 Weekend (Andrew Haigh, UK 2011).

3 Happy Together (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong/Japan/South Korea 1997).

4 Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee, USA/ Canada 2005).

5 Paris Is Burning (Jennie Livingston, USA 1990).

6 Tropical Malady (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand/France/Germany/Italy 2004).

7 My Beautiful Laundrette (Stephen Frears, UK 1985).

8 All About My Mother (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain/France 1999).

9 Un Chant d’Amour (Jean Genet, France 1950).

10 My Own Private Idaho (Gus Van Sant, USA 1991).

11= Tangerine (Sean Baker, USA 2015).

11= The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Germany 1972).

11= Blue Is the Warmest Colour (Abdellatif Kechiche, France/Belgium/Spain 2013).

14= Mädchen in Uniform (Leontine Sagan & Carl Froelich, Germany 1931).

14= Show Me Love (Lukas Moodysson, Sweden/Denmark 1998).

14= Orlando (Sally Potter, UK/Russia/Italy/France/Netherlands 1992).

17 Victim (Basil Dearden, UK 1961).

18 Je, tu, il, elle (Chantal Akerman, France/Belgium 1974).

19 Looking for Langston (Isaac Julien, UK 1989).

20= Beau Travail (Claire Denis, France 1999).

20= Beautiful Thing (Hettie Macdonald, UK 1996).

22= Stranger by the Lake (Alain Guiraudie, France 2013).

22= Theorem (Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy 1968).

22= The Watermelon Woman (Cheryl Dunye, USA 1996).

22= Pariah (Dee Rees, USA 2011)

22= Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch, France/USA 2001).

27= Portrait of Jason (Shirley Clarke, USA 1967).

27= Dog Day Afternoon (Sidney Lumet, USA 1975).

If you have seen any of these films please leave a quick review below.

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