Iris Prize 2018

Our Skin

DIRECTOR: João Queiroga
Portugal / USA, 17 mins

A late night call between a transgender person and a veteran takes an unexpected turn when the two strangers gain the courage to be intimate with one another. Between gender, sexuality and post-traumatic stress disorder, their fleeting encounter unveils deeper truths about alienation and the human need to connect.

Iris Prize Shorts Programme 6 | Cineworld Screen 15 | 4:30pm, Thursday 11 Oct

 

João Queiroga is a Portuguese filmmaker, performer and educator, and worked as a young actor in the theatre and on Portuguese television. After studying in India for two years he continued his education at the University of Auckland in New Zealand and Peking University in China. Queiroga is currently teaching at the New York Film Academy.

 

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