Iris Best of

Best of Iris Prize 18

Queer Vision 2018


Please note: This was screened in July 2018

102 mins, Various

Once again the quality of the 2017 Iris Prize shorts were incredible and Bristol Pride are very proud to be a partner to the festival. The Queer Vision team have hand-picked a selection of the best of the best from the festival especially for you.

Where We Are Now 9 mins

A personal insight into the changing relationship between a young woman and her transgender parent. Carefully creating a narrative with still and moving image to navigate recurring themes of domestic relationships, gender and the unspoken.

Sunday Morning Coming Down 20 mins

On a Sunday morning in 1994, 21-year-old twins George and Ben leave the house, telling their family they’re going to a birthday party. Instead they drive to the seaside town, as they navigate untested waters.

Wolves 20 mins

Teenager Josh lives alone with his father in a remote corner of the British countryside. Their relationship is complex and confrontational and Josh spends much of his time exploring the nearby woods.

Bearable 4 mins

What if your tribe within the gay community defined you? What if the labels we attach to ourselves were literal? What if you lived with an actual bear?

Sununú: The Revolution of Love 23 mins

Trans dad Fernando Machado became an international news sensation when he announced that he was pregnant by his transgender girlfriend Diane Rodriguez. An intimate portrayal of this remarkable couple and their six-week-old baby.

Fay Presto: Queen of the Close Up 16 mins

A portrait of the legendary Fay Presto, the UK’s most in-demand close-up and cabaret magician who would rather die on stage than quit performing. Fay reflects on everyday life as a magician and, at age 70, an older woman in a youth obsessed industry.

Rink 10 mins

An uplifting story about negotiating your first crush - when you happen to be gay. Tomboy Jane is visiting her local ice rink with best friend when she spots her crush – but can she pluck up the courage to speak to her?