As an official selection partner to Iris Prize, Queer Vision present the Best of Iris 2021, a diverse selection of outstanding short films showcasing unique stories from around the world.
Baba (12A) | 18m | WINNER: Iris Prize and Iris Prize Best British 2021
Directors: Sam Arbor and Adam Ali
In the tunnels beneath Tripoli, queer Libyan teenager Britannia dreams of escape to a better life. An unexpected discovery forces him to question if to stay or flee from his homeland and friends.
We Will Become Better – Sansara (PG) | 6m | Iris Prize 2021 HIGHLY COMMENDED
Director: Andzej Gavriss
Russian indie band Sansara’s music video is a tribute to Russia’s LGBT+ community, 12 months after Russia passed legislation defining marriage solely ‘a union of man and woman’. A wonderful fusion of music and movement and a stirring tale of thwarted love.
Cwch Deilen (U) | 8m | Iris Prize Best British 2021 HIGHLY COMMENDED
Director: Efa Blosse-Mason
Animated love story about a leaf which becomes a boat, while fears come out of the murky waters as sea monsters and storms. Will the Leaf Boat survive the tumultuous waves?
S.A.M. (15) | 16m | Iris Prize Youth Jury Award 2021 Winner
Directors: Lloyd Eyre-Morgan and Neil David Ely
Two young men form a connection on the swings of their local park.
The 16th annual Iris Prize LGBT+ film festival in Cardiff opens on 11 October 2022
- Buy a Queer Vision Multi-Ticket Package: Book for 4-10 Queer Vision screenings/events and get 20% off.
- Audio Description
- BSL interpretation
- Baby screening
- Cinébites meal deal
- Certificate to be announced
- Descriptive Subtitling
- Introductory Talk
- PR Intro
- Pre-recorded Intro
- PR QA
- Pre-recorded Q&A
- Partially Subtitled
- Q&A Session
- Relaxed Screening
- 25% Socially Distanced screening
- Times TBC
- To be confirmed