13 October 2019
Yesterday we found out which films are in the final running for the Iris Prize and Best British awards. Today we'll find out which films have won. But first, let's take a look at what happened on Super Saturday.
12 October 2019
'Sequin in a Blue Room' is a dark tale of online hookups and obsession and will have its UK Premiere at this year's Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival. Our guest blogger Edward Lee looks at how recent films, including 'Sequin...', have addressed the dark side of social media and online dating.
11 October 2019
'Two Weeks' is a nine-part web series exploring what it means to be young, queer, and uncertain, set in Brisbane, Australia. It is screening at Iris 2019 along with a Q&A with its creator and co-writer, Mary Duong, on the subject of web series. Lucy Smith caught up with her to talk about writing, empathy and friendship.
10 October 2019
Documentaries have a strong presence at this year’s Iris Prize Festival, and Thursday's programme has two doc-heavy batches of short films and two documentary features. Tibby Jukes looks at how some this year's filmmakers have embraced the humanising power of documentary storytelling.
09 October 2019
The 13th Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival began with a live television experience like no other, and the Iris Blogger was there to witness it all.