19 March 2019
• Rick Yale, John Partridge, Suzanne Packer and Eiry Hughes star in INVOLUNTARY ACTIVIST – the 10th short film made with the Iris Prize
• “Mikael’s taken the ordinary and created something extraordinary, which captures the gay experience in 2019.”
• INVOLUNTARY ACTIVIST available on BBC iPlayer for a month following premier on BBC Two Wales on Thursday 21 March 2019
By Berwyn Rowlands
14 February 2019
- 19 new short films added to ground breaking lgbt+ film library as it continues to expand
- Award winning shorts including Birchgrove WI baking an LGBT cake in Cardiff, mental health issues and recollections from a care home about historical stories of pre-legalised Britain
- Iris is delighted to play our part in LGBT History month with activities in Manchester, Parc Prison, Bournemouth, London and schools in Cardiff

By Team Iris
28 January 2019
Birchgrove WI Cardiff, were the winners of Leadership Award at the third annual Iris Community and Education Short Film Awards 2019. The other winners were Y Lolfa (The Lounge) by Ysgol Gwynllyw, Pont-y-pŵl, which took the Best Education Short Film Award and We Leave Our Labels at the Door by SWS (Wrexham) (pictured above), who took the Best Community Short Film Award at a packed ceremony at Cineworld in Llandudno Junction.
By Berwyn Rowlands
04 December 2018
• 2019 tour starts in Llandudno Junction, before visiting Newcastle, Manchester, Brighton and Bournemouth
• Lebanese director and 2018 Iris Prize winner Lara Zeidan to return to Wales to attend Llandudno Junction film festival
• 19 short films up for the 3rd Iris Community & Education Awards Short Film Awards
By Berwyn Rowlands
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