TOVE at the 35th BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival 2021
The UK’s leading celebration of queer cinema, BFI Flare is an eleven-day showcase of LGBTQ+ movies. Founded in 1986 it is the UK’s longest running queer film event which will this year be available to stream from home from March 17- 28. Virtual festival premieres of the best new LGBTIQ+ cinema from around the world will be available digitally UK-wide on BFI Player.
“This is a beautiful celebration of the life and work of a remarkable woman”
“This is a beautiful celebration of the life and work of a remarkable woman and will make you want to take a stroll through Moominvalley as soon as it’s over”, the programmer Emma Smart concludes.
Critics’ Movie of the year prize given to TOVE
The Finnish Critics’ Association has chosen “TOVE” as the best national movie in 2020. They praised especially the versatility of Tove Jansson and her life the movie conveys, Eeva Putro’s manuscript and Alma Pöysti luminous work as the lead character.