Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival will be back in October 2021

Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival

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.

Iris also runs LGBT+ education and community outreach projects in Wales & the UK throughout the year.
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05 February 2021

Heather Small is confirmed as new Patron for the Iris Prize

Organisers of the Cardiff based Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival are delighted to confirm the a...


28 April 2021

A festival submissions milestone reached

Opening our film festival submissions marks the start of a brand-new year at Iris (so really, it’s...