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Best of British Competition Screening

Best of British Competition Screening

classified 18 (CTBA)

Queer Vision 2018


Please note: This was screened in July 2018

100 mins, UK

Join us to vote for Bristol’s Selection for Iris Prize’s Best of British competition. Queer Vision is a selection partner for the Iris Prize - whose focus is excellence in LGBT+ storytelling on screen.

Aspiring filmmakers from our community have submitted short films and now you have the chance to join them for the screening of the shortlist for this year’s Bristol entry - and have the chance to vote for your winner. It will be a tough choice, last year’s Bristol winner – Yellow - is now featured on the best of Iris Prize 2017.

The team will be awarding the winner’s trophy on the night - so come along to find out who will get the chance to win a package from Pinewood Studios for their next production.

The Sad Mime Knight

(Dir. Sylv Winnington, 3 mins 45 secs)

A Knight who also happens to be a Mime. He's pretty down on his luck when it comes to cash. Will he be able to buy himself a meal deal later tonight when the hunger sets in?

The Set Way

(Dir. Brad Taylor, 4 mins 0 secs)

Realising she's been typecast again, actress Rachelle storms off set, forcing director Nick to chase after her and re think the script.

The Unlimited House of Krip

(Dir. Garry Robson, Jane Farley, 28 mins 25 secs)

The Unlimited House of Krip celebrates the fusion of D/deaf and disabled performers with the gloriously extravagant world of vogue ball culture.

I'm a Man

(Dir. Alice Johnstone, Holly Lucas, 3 mins 22 secs)

A drag performance film lipsynced to a punk spoken word track of the same name. It is an exploration into and parody of toxic masculinity and its performativity.

Queer Heroes

(Dir. Kate Jessop, 5 mins 6 secs)

A celebration of queer figures in both historical and contemporary times who have helped push forward arts, politics or science.


(Dir. Emma Frayne-Ford, 4 mins 23 secs)

Bringing to life the poetry of Black Transgender, civil rights activist Pauli Murray, paying homage to her tireless struggles for women's rights and her driving need for change, equality and the right to express our sexuality.


(Dir. Claire Lawrie, 30 mins 0 secs)

Through first person interviews and archive material the film shares stories of growing up Black and Queer in 1970s and 80s Britain.

Crashing Waves

(Dir. Emma Gilbertson, 3 mins 39 secs)

Two young working class men explore the intimacy and vulnerability of relationships in a combative dance against the backdrop of an inner city estate, risking all under the scrutiny of a tight knit, ever judging community.