The festival , which is headed by the British Film Institute BFI , is one of the longest running festivals of its kind in the world, and is much-loved by Queer folk and cinephiles alike. As a black queer woman, the biggest qualm, for me, remains the issue of race. From the organisational structure to the audience that attend the screenings, the festival is, and always has been, a celebration of white Queer culture. Out of the features, shorts and archive film s that were screened at the festival, only six have two or more named main characters that are black:.
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The 27th London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
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