Iris Feature 2015

Scrum

As the eyes of the world focus on the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the Iris Prize Festival is delighted to open the 2015 festival with this powerful documentary which is about more than just rugby.

DIRECTOR: Poppy Stockell
CAST: Aki Mizutani, Brennan Bastyovansky, Charlie Winn, Pearse Egan
Australia, 56min

A Canadian jock, an overweight Irish backpacker and a stoic Japanese outsider united by their love of rugby come together under a determined Australian coach to vie for a position in the 2014 Bingham Cup – the gay rugby world cup.

As the eyes of the world focus on the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the Iris Prize Festival is delighted to open the 2015 festival with this powerful documentary which is about more than just rugby.

“Scrum is an absorbing, honest and emotionally potent story of human connection.” 4.3

Director Poppy Stockell will introduce the screening and take part in a Q+A after the screening.

Watch the trailer here: