Queer Vision, the Bristol Pride film festival, continues to showcase the best of the Iris Prize
The team have hand-picked a selection of the best of the best from the 2018 festival for this special shorts screening.
Ladies Day – 9mins
HIGHLY COMMENDED, Best of British
Amma visits the hairdressers, on the doorstep she refuses a kiss from her girlfriend in case anyone sees them. Observed from the salon chair, Amma dodges questions which head into some uncomfortable territory.
Wren Boys – 11mins
WINNER, Audience Award
It’s Boxing Day and Father Conor drives his nephew to prison to visit one of the inmates. Within the prison walls different rules apply, and life is often overshadowed by the threat of violence.
Bachelor, 38 – 15mins
COMMENDED, Best of British
Bryan grew up in Cardiff when homosexuality was still illegal. As a young man in the 1960s he moved to London, where he met the love of his life. Bryan reflects on the past, while embracing his present and future.
Mrs McCutcheon – 16mins
WINNER, Youth Jury Award
This 10-year-old prefers the flow of a dress rather than the cut of a pant. Having trouble settling in and finding acceptance – except for Trevor, who also suffers prejudice due to his Aboriginal heritage.
Three Centimetres – 9mins
WINNER, Iris Prize
In Beirut, four young friends go on a Ferris Wheel. During this claustrophobic open-air journey, they touch on intimate subjects such as relationships and sex, with an unexpected confession.
Sleepover (Sova over) – 9mins
After a night at the movies, best friends Emil and Adam have a sleepover and must share a bed. Sleeping side-by-side proves a challenge and a test for Emil and his unspoken feelings.
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The Bristol Pride film festival, Queer Vision is proudly sponsored by Triodos Bank