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Psiphon Gives Global Boost to BFI Flare Film Festival 2015

From March 25 - 31, Psiphon  partnered with British Council to deploy the BFI Flare #FiveFilms4Freedom campaign, a global digital human rights initiative and history’s first global, digital LGBT cinematic event. A leader in contemporary LGBT cinema for 29 years, BFI Flare 2015 sought to encourage the world to watch a film together, and show that love is a basic human right. Psiphon helped maximize the global impact of the campaign, connecting the festival’s LGBT filmmakers and their stories to audiences in 135 countries around the world, in some of the most heavily censored societies — places where freedom of expression is not a given, in particular for members of the LGBT community. According to #FiveFilms4Freedom Director Alan Gemmell, the initiative “was a truly ground-breaking way to support freedom and equality all over the world and showcase some of our finest short filmmakers… we’re incredibly proud that our campaign reached tens of millions of people and that we were abl