IRIS Prize

Total: 89 mins 34 secs

We are joined again with a guest programme from the IRIS Prize. Iris celebrates LGBTQ+ film all year round, including a BAFTA-qualifying queer film festival in Cardiff, Wales, UK each October. Now in its 16th year, Iris Prize LGBTQ+ Film Festival is home of the prestigious Iris Prize £30,000 film award – the world’s largest short film prize.

Saturday 9th October Available for 48 hrs from 6:00pm Saturday 9th October Available for 48 hrs from 6:00pm
Thursday 30th September 3:05pm - Light Cinema Screen 2

Better

Michael J Fearns
United Kingdom, 2019
14:48 mins
As Max explores his gender identity, the bullying he faces at school becomes increasingly severe. When Max’s mum hears of a controversial new medical procedure that could protect him, she’s faced with a near impossible personal and ethical dilemma.

Wings

Jamie Weston
United Kingdom, 2019
18:03 mins
Heartwarming LGBTQ+ love story that spans over six decades, between two Land Army girls during World War II.

On My Way

Sonam Larcin
Belgium, 2019
22:10 mins
The unexpected arrival of a Nigerian migrant in the Belgian countryside shakes up the fragile daily life of two men living a secret relationship.

Thrive

Jamie di Spirito
United Kingdom, 2018
16:48 mins
A hook-up between two young men - they make a connection, but it quickly becomes apparent they're looking for different things.

Queens

Nick Bechman
United Kingdom, 2020
17:45 mins
Set in the coastal town of Margate, England, this story of family explores what happens when two very different worlds come together