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Cardiff's international gay and lesbian short film competition
Rich Cline was on the international jury at Iris 2010

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


Opening night: CUPCAKES
Closing night: BRUNO & EARLENE GO TO VEGAS

2 0 1 3   A W A R D S . . .

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

2 0 1 3   F I L M S
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)
I R I S   P R I Z E
iris Iris is the god of the rainbow — the universal symbol of sexual diversity. She is also a messenger.



Iris Prize winners...
2012: THE WILDING (Aus)
2011: I DON'T WANT TO GO BACK ALONE (Br)
2010: THE SAMARITAN (Nor)
2009: STEAM (US)
2008: COWBOY (Ger)
2007: PARIAH (US)

See also reviews of:
2010 IRIS SHORTS >
2011 IRIS SHORTS >
MORE SHORT FILMS >
Nominating film festivals:
  • Frameline - San Francisco
  • Gaze - Dublin
  • Inside Out - Toronto
  • Kashish - Mumbai
  • HKLGFF - Hong Kong
  • LLGFF - London
  • LSF - Hamburg
  • Mix - Brazil
  • MQFF - Melbourne
  • Newfest - New York
  • Outfest - Los Angeles
  • Polari - Texas
  • QFest - Philadelphia
  • Queer Lisboa - Lisbon
  • Reeling - Chicago
  • Roze Filmdagen - Amsterdam
  • Skeive Filmer - Oslo
  • TLV Fest - Tel Aviv
Iris Prize site 6th Iris Prize Festival
10-14 OCTOBER 2012
in Cardiff




2 0 1 2   A W A R D S . . .

Iris Prize: THE WILDING
Feature: THE SEX OF ANGELS
UK Short: A STABLE FOR DISABLED HORSES
Actor: Ohad Knoller (YOSSI)
Actress: Kristina Valada-Viars (MOLLY'S GIRLS)

2 0 1 2   F I L M S
S H O R T S . . .

AND THE GOING IS GOOD (Heide, Nor)
THE ARRIVAL (Kotey, Ire)
BATTLEFIELD (Marshall, Aus)
COFFEE & PIE (Horn, US)
DADDY ISSUES (Roca-Smith, US)
DAYS OF AWE (Khan, UK)
DEEP END (Hannam, Can)
DIK (Stollery, Aus)
THE EMPTY NEST (Lupini-Basagoiti, Sp)
THE EYES AND THE ICE (Samuels, US)
FALLEN COMRADE (Valez, US)
IT'S CONSUMING ME (Stanicke, Ger)
JACKPOT (Baran, US)
LITTLE MAN (Rapaport, UK)
MASCARA NEGRA (Brasil, Br)
MY NIGHT WITH ANDREW CUNANAN (Kordt-Thomas, US)
THE NIGHT IS YOUNG (Ray, Ind)
OSTIA: LA FINALE NOTTE (Boreham, Aus)
POLAROID GIRL (Maxey, US)
PRIDE (Saltarelli, US)
PRORA (Reithauser, Swi)
REALITY CHECK (Vinik, Isr)
REPRISE (Mahesh, US)
A STABLE FOR DISABLED HORSES (Youniss, UK)
THESE EMPTY STREETS (Gurrie, Aus)
WHAT KATY DID (Sorensen/Sakula-Barry, UK)
WHAT YOU LOOKING AT?! (Faryal, UK)
THE WILDING (Scicluna, Aus)
X-WHY (Graf, UK)
YEAH KOWALSKI! (Roberts, US)

F E A T U R E S . . .

CODEPENDENT LESBIAN ALIEN SEEKS SAME (Olnek, US)
ELLIOT LOVES (Terracino, US)
GAYBY (Lisecki, US)
JOSHUA TREE 1951: A PORTRAIT OF JAMES DEAN (Mishory, US)
MOLLY'S GIRL (Thompson, US)
THE SEX OF ANGELS (Villaverde, Sp)
VITO (Schwarz, US)
YOSSI (Fox, Isr)
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