2019 Programme
The Early Bird Full Festival Pass is best way to enjoy Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival, getting you access to EVERYTHING at Iris 2019 at the cheapest possible price.
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2019 Programme
The Weekend Pass is best way to enjoy a long weekend at Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival, getting you access to EVERYTHING at Iris 2019 from Friday 11 - Sunday 13 October
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2019 Programme
Enjoy one full day of Iris, Wed-Sat with everything included
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Tue 08 Oct 2019
2019 Programme
19:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Join us for opening night of Iris, like you've never seen it before...
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2019 Programme
21:00
Iris Festival Club
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Wed 09 Oct 2019
2019 Programme
10:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Few experiences match the intensity and turmoil of young love and crushes and our first four films explore this in a variety of ways
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2019 Programme
12:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
The night-time is a time of secrets and mystery, frightening or exciting, and frequently both
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2019 Programme
13:30
Iris Festival Club
Meet the Team who produce Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival during today's Passholder's Lunch
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2019 Programme
15:00
USW ATRiuM Theatre
A panel of experts offer advice & discussion on acting
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2019 Programme
16:30
USW ATRiuM Theatre
See Leaving Lenin & hear from Pauline Williams, one of Wales' most prolific producers
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2019 Programme
16:30
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Following a number of elite young trans athletes, Changing the Game offers a moving portrait of their resilience, courage and determination
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2019 Programme
16:30
USW ATRiuM Theatre
Teachers and pupils from a Welsh school visit Russia on an educational trip in this ground-breaking Welsh-language comedy
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2019 Programme
19:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Gender and self-discovery are the themes running through this programme of challenging and imaginative films from China, Brazil and the USA
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2019 Programme
20:30
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Friendship evolves to intimacy as two men connect in the suburbs of Buenos Aires
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2019 Programme
22:00
Iris Festival Club
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Thu 10 Oct 2019
2019 Programme
09:30
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Education & outreach is an important part of Iris' year round activity - and the festival itself
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2019 Programme
10:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Small town life can feel like existing in a bubble - these 3 films explore the consequences of being trapped and breaking free
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2019 Programme
12:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
With honesty, humour and heart these four films explore how tradition can make us, and influence our freedom to love and be who we want
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2019 Programme
13:30
Iris Festival Club
Meet the UK Media unions during today's Passholders' Lunch
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2019 Programme
15:00
USW ATRiuM Theatre
On 'Documentary Day' at Iris, explore LGBT+ documentary making with a panel of experts
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2019 Programme
16:30
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
These documentaries offer a moving and often uplifting portrait of the present and recent past, from the personal to the political, and everything in between
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2019 Programme
18:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Go behind the scenes of the Lesbian Herstory Archives, combating lesbian invisibility one story at a time
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2019 Programme
19:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Through documentary and drama these 4 films bring real life stories to the screen
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2019 Programme
20:30
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Mark finds friendship in a lonely 6-year-old and a superhero named Leather-Man in this no-holds-barred comedy
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2019 Programme
21:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
This documentary offers an intimate look into the world of one of the world's most successful gay porn stars
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2019 Programme
22:00
Golden Cross
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Fri 11 Oct 2019
2019 Programme
10:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
It’s fifty years since members of the LGBT+ community gathered outside New York’s Stonewall Inn to protest against police harassment, the perfect opportunity to shine a spotlight on LGBT+ life in America today
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2019 Programme
11:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Friendship evolves to intimacy as two men connect in the suburbs of Buenos Aires
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2019 Programme
11:00
USW ATRiuM Theatre
Our first ever student showcase, featuring LGBT+ short films from 6 UK film schools
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2019 Programme
12:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Explore love in all its stages – from first kisses to bitter breakups, and from the sofa-bound realm of instant messaging to a river-bound quest for freedom
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2019 Programme
13:30
USW ATRiuM Theatre
Meet the International Film Festival Organisers during today's Passholder's Lunch
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2019 Programme
15:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
These 5 British films offer 5 different takes on the ways in which LGBT+ people interact with their families
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2019 Programme
15:00
Iris Festival Club
Unpacking some of the mysteries of Film Festivals with festival representatives from around the world
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2019 Programme
15:00
USW ATRiuM Theatre
Watch Two Weeks, then join our discussion about making Web Series
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2019 Programme
15:00
USW ATRiuM Theatre
Shown here as a single feature, web series Two Weeks follows a group of twentysomethings as they tackle life, love and identity over a single sweltering fortnight
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2019 Programme
16:30
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Sometimes all it takes is one person who can put everything to right - or turn your life upside down
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2019 Programme
18:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
A moving meditation on home, identity and loss as Kit returns to Vietnam. the country of his birth, following his mother's death
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2019 Programme
19:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
These British shorts explore modern dating in ways that will shock, surprise and scintillate
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2019 Programme
20:30
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
When Karole and Ali decide to raise a child together, little can they anticipate the challenges that circumstance will throw at them along the way
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2019 Programme
21:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Unexpected attraction upsets Lucas' quiet country life after the arrival of a distant cousin, fresh out of jail
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2019 Programme
22:30
Mary's
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Sat 12 Oct 2019
2019 Programme
10:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Family dynamics change and evolve in unexpected ways in this final programme of Iris Prize shorts
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2019 Programme
11:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Mark finds friendship in a lonely 6-year-old and a superhero named Leather-Man in this no-holds-barred comedy
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2019 Programme
12:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
When Karole and Ali decide to raise a child together, little can they anticipate the challenges that circumstance will throw at them along the way
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2019 Programme
13:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
See the 4 short films selected by young people for this year's youth award
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2019 Programme
13:30
Iris Festival Club
Meet the filmmakers and actors with films screening at Iris during today's Passholders' Lunch
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2019 Programme
16:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
8 school friends indulge in a wild weekend of partying as they celebrate their graduation and impending adulthood
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2019 Programme
18:30
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Following a number of elite young trans athletes, Changing the Game offers a moving portrait of their resilience, courage and determination
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2019 Programme
18:30
USW ATRiuM Theatre
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2019 Programme
19:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
An anonymous sex party opens up a whole new world for Sequin, in this stunning story of obsession and an essential coming-of-age tale for today
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2019 Programme
20:30
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Romance blossoms in a remote Filipino town in this charming coming of age tale
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2019 Programme
21:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Rivalries and desire collide in the hyper-masculine, ultra-conservative world of Georgian dance
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2019 Programme
22:00
Iris Festival Club
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2019 Programme
23:59
Minsky's Showbar
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Sun 13 Oct 2019
2019 Programme
12:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Romance blossoms in a remote Filipino town in this charming coming of age tale
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2019 Programme
12:00
Tramshed
Join us for the festival’s grand finale, including the Iris Awards
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2019 Programme
14:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
An anonymous sex party opens up a whole new world for Sequin, in this stunning story of obsession and an essential coming-of-age tale for today
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2019 Programme
16:30
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Enjoy a surprise? You won't know the name of this prize-winning feature until the jury announces their decision on Sunday afternoon
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2019 Programme
19:00
CINEWORLD, CARDIFF
Your first chance to catch ALL of the short film prize winners
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