These award-winning films from Iris 2020 tell modern LGBT+ stories from around the world with humour, heart and honesty, including the popular dark comedy winner from the Netherlands, Calf Muscle.
The 15th edition of the Cardiff based festival returns in October 2021. There are two programmes Joy and the Best of Iris 2020. They will be available online for the duration of the festival. Once you have signed up for your ticket you will receive a link to the viewing platform.
Need a laugh? Expect comedy of all kinds – from dark and surreal to laugh out loud joy – in this selection of LGBT+ short films guaranteed to get you giggling.
Peach | Rowan Devereux & Sophie Saville | Australia | 8 mins | 15
When in Rome (Paese Che Vai) | Luca Padrini | Italy | 10 mins | PG
1-1 | Naures Sager | Sweden | 7 mins | 12A
Short Calf Muscle | Victoria Warmerdam | Netherlands | 13 mins | 12A
Break In | Alyssa Lerner | USA | 16 mins | 15
Best of Iris 2020 (15)
Outstanding short films from the ones to watch.
Victoria – Runner Up, Iris Prize
Daniel Toledo Saura | Spain | 8 mins | 12A
Wings – Winner, Youth Award, Audience Award
Jamie Weston | UK | 18 mins | U
Better – Winner, Best British
Michael J Ferns | UK |15 mins | 15
Queens – Runner Up, Best British
Nick Bechman | UK | 18 mins | PG
Short Calf Muscle – Winner, Iris Prize
Victoria Warmerdam| Netherlands | 13 mins | 12A