35 outstanding LGBT+ short films from 20 countries. These are the 2018 Iris Prize nominees. Who’s your winner?

This is the very best in LGBT+ storytelling, offering a window into queer lives of the past, present and future. The winning director will be presented with £30,000 to make their next short film here in the UK, supported by the Michael Bishop Foundation.

 

Iris Prize 2018
Director: Vikrant Dhote
Writer: Vikrant Dhote, Saurabh Kulkarni
Producer: The Humsafar Trust
India, 20 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Rikke Alma Krogshave Planeta
Producer: Michelle Ann Nardone
Denmark, 6 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Angela Clarke
UK, 15 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Severine de Streyker, Maxime Feyers
Belgium, 20 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Emma Gilbertson
Producer: Amir Majlessi
UK, 4 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Manuel Kinzer, Jorge A. Trujillo
Germany/Colombia, 15 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Gina Wenzel
Germany, 19 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Andres Daniel Sainz
Producer: Loinaz Jauregi
Spain, 30 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Erica Rose
Producer: Chelsea Moore
USA, 17 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Tyler Rabinowitz
Writer: Tyler Rabinowitz, Jack Healy
USA, 13 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Ka Chun Shek, Chun Long Wong
Producer: WONG TSZ YING
Hong Kong, 8 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Mahaliyah Ayla O
Producer: Mahaliyah Ayla O & Vita Esperança Amore
USA, 23 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Scott T. Hinson
Producer: Matthew Drennan, Scott T. Hinson, Victor Mignatti, Dora Naughton
USA, 10 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: John Sheedy
Writer: Ben Young
Producer: Andre Lima, Jenny Vila
Australia, 16 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: João Queiroga
Producer: Kevin Gorey
Portugal / USA, 17 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Xiaoshan Xie
Producer: Liang QIAO
China, 30 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Marc-Antoine Lemire
Producer: Maria Gracia Turgeon, Marc-Antoine Lemire
Canada, 23 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: René Guerra
Writer: Gabriela Amaral Almeida
Producer: Juliana Vicente
Brazil, 16 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: JP Horstmann
Producer: Mariella Frey, Nadine Schulte
Germany, 16 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Jimi Vall Peterson
Producer: Lovisa Charlier
Sweden, 9 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Reinout Hellenthal
Writer: Paul Bontenbal
Producer: Reinout Hellenthal, Francois Pieneman
Netherlands, 19 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Volker Petters
Producer: Thomas Blieninger, Ole Wilken
Germany, 16 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Meaghan Palmer
Producer: Varun Swaminathan and David Morris
Australia, 15 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Rodrigo Alvarez Flores
Mexico, 15 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Paul Rowley
Writer: Paul Rowley, Luca de Santis
Ireland / Italy / USA, 20 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Kevin Rios
USA, 7 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Sherren Lee
Writer: Jesse LaVercombe
Producer: Charlie Hidalgo, Sherren Lee
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Leandro Goddinho
Brazil / Germany, 13 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Lisa Donato
Writer: Jen Richards
USA, 17 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Lara Zeidan
Producer: John Giordano
Lebanon/UK, 9 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Ben Hantkant
Israel, 15 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Anderson Clark
USA, 30 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Sverre Kvamme
Norway, 10 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Harry Lighton
Writer: Harry Lighton & John Fitzpatrick
Producer: Sorcha Bacon
UK, 11 mins
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Iris Prize 2018
Director: Nick Neon
Producer: Darlene Javier
USA, 24 mins
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