11 October 2019
'Two Weeks' is a nine-part web series exploring what it means to be young, queer, and uncertain, set in Brisbane, Australia. It is screening at Iris 2019 along with a Q&A with its creator and co-writer, Mary Duong, on the subject of web series. Lucy Smith caught up with her to talk about writing, empathy and friendship.
10 October 2019
Documentaries have a strong presence at this year’s Iris Prize Festival, and Thursday's programme has two doc-heavy batches of short films and two documentary features. Tibby Jukes looks at how some this year's filmmakers have embraced the humanising power of documentary storytelling.
09 October 2019
The 13th Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival began with a live television experience like no other, and the Iris Blogger was there to witness it all.
07 October 2019
The Iris Blogger offers a crash course in all things 'Caaahdiff' for those visiting this year's festival.
06 October 2019
Harry Clayton Wright is, in his own words, "an entertainer, performance artist, international mischief maker and internet provocateur". The Iris Blogger spoke to him about 'Deep Clean', the Best British shortlisted film which... you know what? If we say much more, it'll only spoil it. Here's the interview...
02 October 2019
'Two Weeks' began life as a nine-part web series on YouTube and is being screened in a feature length cut as part of this year's Iris Prize LGBT+ Festival. Guest blogger Lucy Smith takes a look at the series and what this format means for queer storytelling.