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"'Jamie' has a simple story, but it's relatable. He wants love, and he's looking for validation through love. I wanted to make a film where there's a hopeful ending, as opposed to just a happy ending."

Director Christopher Manning talks about his film 'Jamie' one of our #FiveFilms4Freedom

Christopher Manning: 'Film gave me the sense I wasn't alone' | British Council

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We are live!

Watch: frieze founder Matthew Slotover talks entrepreneurship and international arts with #creativeentrepreneurs at Serpentine Galleries
Today, the world is one cinema – watch and share #FiveFilms4Freedom in support of freedom and equality! #LGBT

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Tonight join us at 7.45pm (GMT) where we'll be streaming a live conversation with the founder of frieze Matthew Slotover and Creative Entrepreneurs from the beautiful Serpentine Galleries.
Boys will be boys but boxing club machismo isn’t always what it seems...

Watch 'Heavy Weight' by Jonny Ruff, part of our Five Films 4 Freedom 2017!

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One brother helps another try out their first vogueing ball.

Watch 'Still Burning' by Nick Rowley, part of our Five Films 4 Freedom 2017!

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Trans parent & bi daughter make for an unconventional happy family.

Watch 'Where We Are Now' by Lucie Rachel, part of our Five Films 4 Freedom 2017!

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What happens when an online date gets real..?

Watch 'Jamie' by Christopher Manning, part of our Five Films 4 Freedom 2017!

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Remember your first crush?

Watch 'Crush' by Rosie Westhoff, part of our Five Films 4 Freedom 2017!

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LIVE NOW!

Watch Five Films 4 Freedom from today and help show the world that love is a human right.

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This year's #FiveFilms4Freedom have been announced! Join us tomorrow for the world's biggest global online #LGBT film celebration (until 26 March):

#FiveFilms4Freedom trailer 2017

#FiveFilms4Freedom is the first global digital LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) short-film programme. Anyone with an Internet connection can wat...

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We're at The London Book Fair this week hosting a series of events for #LBFPoland!

The Fair sees more than 25,000 publishing professionals arrive in London and this year Poland is the Market Focus country.

Take a look at our line-up of events featuring a selection of the best contemporary writers from Poland in conversation with UK writers and publishers: [ Buff.ly Link ]
Artist, musician and Turner Prize-winner Martin Creed talks about what’s in store for his evening of words and music at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival as part of our Spirit of '47 season.

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Martin Creed | 2017 International Festival

Artist, musician and Turner Prize-winner Martin Creed hints at what the audience can expect from his delightfully nonconformist evening of words, music and m...

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We’re very excited to announce our Spirit of ’47 season at Edinburgh International Festival 2017, its 70th anniversary year.

The series of talks and events explores ideas of global citizenship and international collaboration in a changing world, with special performances from Anoushka Shankar, Benjamin Clementine and Martin Creed, plus more to be announced.

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In our latest edition we include our short film about James Cousins Company's new dance production Rosalind, the UK-India Year of Culture launch, our Manchester online arts tour plus much more.

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We are very saddened to hear that the artist Howard Hodgkin has died.

We have 42 works by Hodgkin in the British Council Collection and these works have toured worldwide since 1967.

Hodgkin was selected to represent Great Britain at the Venice Biennale in 1984 and the British Council organised his exhibition at the British Pavilion. Then in 1992, Hodgkin was commissioned by the British...
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The #CulturalProtectionFund is supporting Turquoise Mountain to continue regenerating the Murad Khani area of Kabul.

The project involves various strands, including training in traditional skills, nurturing creative entrepreneurs, raising awareness of cultural heritage plus more.

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How Art Is Revitalizing This Kabul Neighborhood After Decades Of War

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It's International Women's Day so we're highlighting some of the many female artists who have exhibited at the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale or are in the British Council Collection. Here you can see Barbara Hepworth's sculptures outside the Pavilion in Venice 1950. We also have 17 works by Hepworth in our Collection, which we have toured around the world since the 1940s.

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