Programme 2016

Iris Shorts Programme 7

56 mins

Kai Stänicke
Country: Germany
Time: 15 min, 2015

The true story of „B.“: Torn between a cold relationship with K. and her feelings for another woman, shy and insecure B. is heading for a disaster. For too long she has suppressed her desire and lived a lie. But is it really too late for B. to follow her heart?


Yu and Rachel (《他好?)
Wu Ji’en
Country: Taiwan
Time: 12 min, 2015

Friday night, a basketball court, ice cream,  cooties, two girls…and a boy. What’s the worst that could happen?


Marvin Lemus
Country: USA
Time: 12 min, 2015

What outfit do you want to be buried in? That’s the question at the center of this film about gay Latinas, one Catholic mother, and a vintage Armani suit.


Toby Fell-Holden
Country: UK
Time: 17 min, 2015

Tina, a troubled teenage girl, is attracted to Dana, an Afghani girl, whom Tina tells us is oppressively victimised by her controlling substance abusing father, Karim. Initially, we trust Tina and admire her protectiveness of Dana from the other kids at school and on the violent estate, but as we watch their friendship blossom we come to suspect that something is off.