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Best of British Competition | Watershed | Wed 5 July, 830pm

May 17, 2017

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Queer Vision is a partner festival to Iris Prize and is taking submissions for Best of British short film category, one of which from this showing will be nominated for Best British Film Short Film Category at the Iris Prize.

Aspiring filmmakers from our community have submitted short films, shown as part of Bristol Pride Week’s Queer Vision Film Festival. Bristol is the first Pride in England to have taken submissions to be considered for the Iris Prize and even more excitingly one the the judges to select the winning film to be taken through will be our audience at this showing alongside the Queer Vision team and film professionals.

Films:
Zoodio 54
When two inseparable friends venture out into the bright lights of London’s hedonistic gay scene for fun and excitement, little did they realise that they would not have to travel too far to find love – sometimes it’s staring you right in the face!

We Love Moses
Twelve year old Ella’s obsession with her brother’s best friend Moses leaves her with a secret to take to the grave. 

Yellow
A short documentary that invites a group of transgender young adults to explore their identity and reflect on their transition. Within the safe space of trans solitary a calm, creative environment emerges, set against a backdrop of artistic expression.

DUSK
Dusk follows the story of a trans man from childhood into an adult relationship. From Writer and Director Jake Graf and starring Duncan James, Victoria Emslie and Elliott Sailors it explores how the choices we make can change our lives fundamentally.

Everything That I’m Not
Everything That I’m Not centres the relationships of 3 Butch/Femme and Stud/Fem lesbian couples. The viewer is invited to share an intimate portrayal that aims to capture the essence of the Butch/Femme and Stud/Fem dynamic through fragments of the couples’ domestic environment. It also highlights the conflicting issues regarding the invisibility of Butch/Femme and Stud/Fem couples within the context of a broader society.

Leroy
On a deprived council estate in North east London, Leroy Brown is an eccentric outcast teenager spends his days fighting with his wannabe ‘gangsta’ brother Kenny. The sudden death of his beloved Grandfather Nelson forces Leroy out of his shell and learn what it takes to live in a ‘man’s world’.

Awards & Prizes

The winner is put forward to the Iris Prize Best British Short category where the winner will be awarded a package of sound post-production services sponsored by Pinewood Studios valued at £20,000 and invited to Cardiff to sit on the 2017 Iris Prize International Jury.