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Cardiff's international LGBT short film competition
The only short film prize that allows the winner to make a new film

Iris Prize site 9th Iris Prize Festival
7-11 OCTOBER 2015
in Cardiff


Opening film: SCRUM

2 0 1 5   A W A R D S . . .

Iris Prize: VESSELS
Feature: 4TH MAN OUT
Actor: Davide Capone (DARKER THAN MIDNIGHT)
Actress: Sigrid ten Napel (SUMMER)
UK Short: CLOSETS
Youth Award: CLOSETS

2 0 1 5   P R O G R A M M E
S H O R T S . . .

A STRAIGHT JOURNEY (Masamojo, Chn)
AN AFTERNOON (Green, Den)
BAGGAGE (Ball, UK)
BOXEADORA (Smaker, US)
BOY (Postma, Den)
BUNKER (Heide, Nor)
CEAD GHRA (Deane, Ire)
* CHANCE (Graf, UK)
CHARLIE (Ryan, US)
CHICKEN (Dignam, Ire)
* CLOSETS (Eyre-Morgan, UK)
D.ASIAN (Smith, US)
DANIEL (Loxton, UK)
DREAM KITCHEN (Dignam, Ire)
ELGIN PARK (Yourd, US)
FALLING ANGELS (Olsen, Den)
FIRST CLUE (Sullivan, US)
GLORIA (Hernandez, Mex)
GOODNIGHT CINDERELLA (Conceigo, Por)
HOLD ON TIGHT (Rodgers, Ire)
HOLE (Edralin, Can)
HOLE. (Radevski, Aus)
HORA (Brill, Isr)
IN THE HOLLOW (Bunn, US)
INTRINSIC MORAL EVIL (Weistra, Ned)
JAMES (Clement, Ire)
LOVE AND OTHER DRAGS (Ralph, Ire)
MAKING HISTORY (Rodgers, Ire)
MIRRORS (Ely, UK)
* MORNING IS BROKEN (Anderson, UK)
NO STRINGS (Maher, Ire)
OUR GEMMA (Holmes, Ire)
PAPER AND JEANS (De Andrade, Br)
PAPER THIN (Lebouleux, UK)


PEACOCK (Hudecek, Cz)
QUIXOTIC PLAYER (Bedwani, UK)
ROXANNE (Frankl, UK)
SAN CRISTOBAL (Hidalgo, Chl)
SHOWBOY (Leighton-Dore, Aus)
SNOWFALL (Whelan, Ire)
SUNDAR (Kanawade, Ind)
THE LITTLE DEPUTY (Anderson, Can)
THIRST (Sahaf, Isr)
TITS ON A BULL (Worrall, NZ)
TOMGIRL (Asher, US)
VESSELS (Stevenson, US)
WANT IT (Jones, UK)
WAY TO HELL (Beckoff, Ger)


F E A T U R E S . . .

ALL ABOUT E (Wadley, Aus)
DARKER THAN MIDNIGHT (Riso, It)
FLOATING (Kaiser, Ger)
* 4TH MAN OUT (Nackman, US)
HOW TO WIN AT CHECKERS EVERY TIME (Kim, Tha)
JESS & JAMES (Giralt, Arg)
LOVE IN THE TIME OF CIVIL WAR (Jean, Can)
THE LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK ITS NAME (Kirkup, Ire)
NAZ AND MAALIK (Dockendorf, US)
PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL MONOGAMIST (Mitchell/Zeidler, Can)
SCRUM (Stockell, Aus)
SUMMER (Bothof, Ned)
THE SMELL OF US (Clark, Fr)
THE SUMMER OF SANGAILE (Kavaite, Lit)
THOSE PEOPLE (Kuhn, US)
Iris Prize site 8th Iris Prize Festival
8-12 OCTOBER 2014
in Cardiff


2 0 1 4   A W A R D S . . .

Iris Prize: ALL GOD'S CREATURES
Feature: BOY MEETS GIRL
Actor: Michael Welch
(BOY MEETS GIRL)
Actress: Kate Trotter (TRU LOVE)
UK Short: MIDDLE MAN
Youth Award: BOMBSHELL

2 0 1 4   P R O G R A M M E
S H O R T S . . .

ABAN + KORSHID (Serink, US)
ALL GOD'S CREATURES (McDonall, Aus)
BRACE (Holland/Eyo, UK)
BARRIO BOY (Shinners, US)
BLACK IS BLUE (Dunye, US)
BOMBSHELL (Sanger, US)
BOYGAME (Nolskog, Swe)
BUTTERFLY (McLaughlin, UK)
CAMOUFLAGE (Kampf/Kessler, Ger)
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS (Finell, US)
END OF SEASON SALE (Glazer, Isr)
FH2: FAGHAG2000 (LaGrutta, Aus)
GLEISDREIECK (Martin, Chl)
* GORILLA (Marshall, Aus)
GRECO-ROMAN (Alnes, Nor)
GYPSY (Bonneville, Por)
HOLY THURSDAY: THE LAST SUPPER (Hickling, UK)
HUMAN WARMTH (Predari, Bel)
I AM SYD STONE (Theriault, Can)
I LOVE HOOLIGANS (Bouw, Ned)
LIVES UNDER THE RED LIGHT (Hem, Cam)
LIVING IN THE OVERLAP (Hill/Dolton, US)
MIDDLE MAN (Francis, UK)
MITRAA (Jadhav, Ind)
NOVENA (Rodgers, Ire)
ONE MORE NIGHT (Woodward, Can)
THE PACKAGE (Aidar, Br)
THE PASSERBY (Blosse-Mason, UK)
DAS PHALLOMETER (Iben, Ger)


PLAYING THE GAME (Timings, UK)
REMISSION (Brown, UK)
SIMPLE (Wende, Ger)
SIREN (Cooke, UK)
SURPRISE (Bumgarner, US)
TISSUES FROM THE VILLAGE (Cachapa, Por)
THE USUAL (McNally, Ire)
VIS A VIS (Connolly, UK)
WANNABE (Calabrese, UK)
WE ARE FINE (Savory, UK)
ZEBRA (Ocker, Ger)

F E A T U R E S . . .

BOY MEETS GIRL (Schaeffer, US)
BOYS (Kamp, Ned)
EASTERN BOYS (Campillo, Fr)
HANDS UNITED (Delhaye, Fr)
HAPPY END (Clever, Ger)
HELICOPTER MOM (Breziner, US)
JAYSON BEND: QUEEN AND COUNTRY (Carter, UK)
JOE + BELLE (Kedar, Isr)
LAND OF STORMS (Csazi, Hun)
MELTING AWAY (Eran, Isr)
THE SAMURAI (Kleinert, Ger)
SNAILS IN THE RAIN (Mozer, Isr)
THE THIRD (Guerrero, Arg)
TRU LOVE (Johnston/MacDonald, Can)
THE WAY HE LOOKS (Ribeiro, Br)
iris Iris
Prize

Iris is the god of the rainbow — the universal symbol of sexual diversity. She is also a messenger.
P R I Z E   W I N N E R S   &   C A R D I F F   P R O D U C T I O N S
Iris Prize winners...
2007: PARIAH (Dee Rees, US)   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
2008: COWBOY (Till Kleinert, Ger)  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
2009: STEAM (Eldar Rapaport, US)  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
2010: THE SAMARITAN (Magnus Mork, Nor)   .   .   .   .   .   .
2011: I DON'T WANT TO GO BACK ALONE (Daniel Ribeiro, Br)
2012: THE WILDING (Grant Scicluna, Aus).   .   .   .   .   .   .
2013: GORILLA (Tim Marshall, Aus) .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
2014: ALL GOD'S CREATURES (Brendon McDonall, Aus)
2015: VESSELS (Arkasha Stevenson, US)
Iris Prize productions...
2010: COLONIAL GODS (Dee Rees)
2011: BOYS VILLAGE (Till Kleinert)
2012: LITTLE MAN (Eldar Rapaport)
2013: BURGER (Magnus Mork)

2014: HURT'S RESCUE (Grant Scicluna)
2015: FOLLOWERS (Tim Marshall)
2016: SPOILERS (Brendon McDonall)
2016: D & DAISY (Arkasha Stevenson)
Rich Cline was on the Iris Prize Jury in 2010.
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