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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 8th Iris Prize Festival
8-12 OCTOBER 2014
in Cardiff


Opening night:
JAYSON BEND: QUEEN AND COUNTRY
Closing night: THE SAMURAI

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 Prize site 7th Iris Prize Festival
9-13 OCTOBER 2013
in Cardiff



2 0 1 3   A W A R D S . . .

Iris Prize: GORILLA
Feature: CUPCAKES
Actor: Ryan Steele (FIVE DANCES)
Actress: Sabine Wolf (TWO MOTHERS)
UK Short: MY MOTHER

2 0 1 3   P R O G R A M M E
S H O R T S . . .

20MALEGAYNYC (Pruitt, US)
ALASKA IS A DRAG (Bennett, US)
BARRY'S BESPOKE BAKERY (McArdle, Ire)
BUMPY NIGHT (Kreuzer, Ger)
BURGER (Mork, UK)
CRABS IN THE SAND (Garber, Isr)
DANIEL (Fitz-Jim, Ned)
DAWN (Le, US)
DEFLATED (Shroff, US)
DIRTY TALK (Sumner, US)
DRAFT DAY (Kim, Tha)
FIGHTING FOR AIR (Mawas, Aus)
FINDING FRANKLIN (Bohs, US)
THE FIRST DATE (Lacson, US)
FOR DORIAN (Barriuso, Can)
* GINGERS (da Silva, UK)
* GORILLA (Marshall, Aus)
GRACE (Aharonson, Isr)
THE INEVITABLE STORY OF LETICIA DENIZ (Pedreira, Br)
JUNGGESELLIN (Linke, Ger)
THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE (Scrivano, Aus)
A LAST FAREWELL (Andreas, Swe)
THE LAST TIME I SAW RICHARD (Verso, Aus)
MY MOTHER (Bedwani, UK)
SHOWER (Norvalls, Nor)
SOCIAL BUTTERFLY (Wolkstein, Fr)
SPOONERS (Horch, US)
STOP CALLING ME HONEY BUNNY (Zilkha, Can)
* STRAIGHT WITH YOU (Bol, Ned)
TEENS LIKE PHIL (Rosler, US)
URMI (Jani, Ind)

F E A T U R E S . . .

BRUNO & EARLENE GO TO VEGAS (Savory,UK)
CUPCAKES (Fox, Isr)
FIVE DANCES (Brown, US)
G.B.F. (Stein, US)
INTERIOR. LEATHER BAR. (Franco/Mathews, US)
MARGARITA (Cardona/Colbert, Can)
SILENT YOUTH (Kemmesies, Ger)
VAMPIRES: LUCAS RISING (Davitt, UK)
TWO MOTHERS (Berrached, Ger)
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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)
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)
Rich Cline was on the Iris Prize Jury in 2010, and covered the festival in 2011:
2010 IRIS SHORTS   •   2011 IRIS SHORTS   •   MORE SHORT FILMS >
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