Programme 2016

Iris Shorts Programme 9

68 mins

Little Boy Blue
Nathan Keene
Country: Australia
Time: 30 min, 2015

On a rural farm, a lonely girl must face her own dark desires when she discovers a boy held captive in a neighbouring farm’s barn.


Little Doll
Kate Dolan
Country: Ireland
Time: 13 min, 2016

After a chance meeting, preteens Elenore and Alex have an instant connection. When Alex invites her new friend to a sleepover with her school friends, their attraction becomes obvious, catching the unwanted attention of their peers. They must face the confusion and uncertainty of developing a same-sex first crush.


Like a Butterfly (Wie Ein Schmetterling)
Sabrina Maria Roessel
Country: Germany
Time: 15 min, 2015

A 5 year old girl tries to understand what death means.


Madeline Kelly
Country: Australia
Time: 10 min, 2014

As Blake’s fear of his own sexuality is forced upon him, the film confronts the audience’s ideas of intimacy and the means to experience it.