IRIS Prize

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For 48hrs from 6:00pm

Monday 19th October

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We are joined again with a guest programme from the IRIS Prize. Iris celebrates LGBT+ film all year round, including a BAFTA-qualifying queer film festival in Cardiff, Wales, UK each October. Now in its 15th year, Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival is home of the prestigious Iris Prize £30,000 film award - the world’s largest short film prize.

https://irisprize.org/

 

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How to live your life correctly

Xindi Lou
United States, 2019

Ming, a Chinese teen, is disillusioned by society’s “rules.” Upon meeting a young woman named Ace, the door is opened to allow Ming to live the life she’s always wanted.

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Hey you

Jared Watmuff
United Kingdom, 2019

In the middle of the night two men send messages via a dating app, but how will the night play out? And how do we know who is on the other side of that screen?

 

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My brother is a mermaid

Alfie Dale
United Kingdom, 2019

In a bleak coastal town, transgender teen Kai battles with her family, her community and herself. But her adoring younger brother Kuda sees things differently...

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We are dancers

Joe Morris
United Kingdom, 2019

Set in 1933 Berlin,  a story of real-life anti-Nazi drag artist Hansi Sturm and his circle of friends in the immediate aftermath of the Reichstag fire – an event that allowed Hitler to become an absolute dictator.

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Black hat

Sarah Smith
United States, 2019

At first blush, Shmuel is a pious Hasidic man leading a simple life. But when his family leave town for a few days, Shmuel steps out of his routine and into a world lit by the mirror ball and coloured lights.

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