This year Festival includes an extra selection of the Best of Iris with this incredible collection of Trans Short Films showcasing bravery, hardship, acceptance and love.
God's Daughter Dances (12A) | 24mins | Iris Prize 2021 HIGHLY COMMENDED
Director: Sungbin Byun
A transgender female dancer, Shin-mi, gets a call from the Military Manpower Administration, to attend the Military Service Examination. Shin-mi, with everything in readiness, takes her steps to the Military Manpower Administration.
Pop (15) | 21mins | Iris Prize Best British 2021 HIGHLY COMMENDED
Director: Margo Roe
Jack is a young boy exploring his own identity when he befriends a recently released ex-convict, Pop. The pair bond, but Pop's past and his inability to control his emotions threaten to put Jack in danger.
BIRTHDAY BOY (15) | 20mins | COOP Audience Award for Best Iris Prize Short
Director: Leo Lebeau
Experiencing bullying at a private all girls school, Alex lives a double life in online games where he feels he can express his true identity. Excitedly planning a digital birthday party, the bullying takes a violent turn and we experience these tragic events through memories as he reflects from a hospital bed.
With an introduction from the Queer Vision Team.
These shorts are presented as part of a double bill with Death and Bowling, which will be shown after a short break.
Join Harriet Taylor every last Sunday of the month in Waterside 3 for Trans and Non-Binary Creatives Meet Up.
- Screenings of Iris Trans Shorts on today are part of our Cinébites deal: get 30% off any main dish in the Café & Bar with a valid cinema ticket.
- Buy our Trans Shorts and Death and Bowling Combined Ticket to see both screenings for the price of one.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