Best of Iris 2023
Realness With A Twist (Winner: 2023 Youth Jury Award) – Rated 12A
Director: Cass Virdee
Producer: David Giles & Maria Salcher | Writer: Cass Virdee & David Giles
UK, 12 Mins
Synopsis: A talented footballer is forced to battle between his secret passion for voguing and the fear of his team-mate’s disapproval.
Ted And Noel (Winner: 2023 Co-op Audience Award) – Rated PG
Director: Julia Alcamo
Producer: Dan Hodgson, Mary Pattisson
UK, 25 Mins
Synopsis: Ted and Noel deals with a grieving LGBTQ+ activist who tries to find the strength for one last campaign.
F**ked (Winner: 2023 Best British) – Rated 15
Director: Sara Harrak
Producer: Emma Hammond, Meg Salter, Sara Harrak | Writer: Meg Salter
UK, 6 Mins
Synopsis: What exactly are the rules in an open relationship? With no rulebook, it’s down to the couple to draw their lines… F**KED raises the question many of us secretly ask ourselves – have I really explored and enjoyed my own sexuality?
Scaring Women At Night (Winner: 2023 Iris Prize) – Rated 15
Director. Karimah Zakia Issa
Producer: Lindsay Blair Goeldner & Rosalind Goodwin
Writer: Karimah Zakia Issa & Ace Clamber (story by Ace Clamber)
Canada, 11 Mins
Synopsis: Two strangers are scared on a late walk home. As they try to escape one another, their worlds collide at an intersection forcing them to question who they’re afraid of and why.
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