The queer film festival championed LGBTQI women and non-binary people BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY THE IRIS PRIZE Taking place last weekend in Cardiff, the Iris Prize 2021 was a true celebration of LGBTQI film. The winners were announced on Saturday night at a special awards ceremony, with attendance from directors David Färdmar and Peeter [….]
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Soul singer Heather Small chats to DIVA publisher Linda Riley about becoming a patron of the Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival in our special February issue INTERVIEW BY LINDA RILEY, IMAGE BY BENJAMIN DRAKES For our special February issue of DIVA, guest edited by Lady Phyll, Heather Small is our dazzling new cover star. Well [….]
PLUS Arlo Parks, Zanele Muholi, Randa Jarrar and our Black queer travel guide BY DIVA STAFF We’re thrilled to have soul singer Heather Small lighting up the cover of DIVA this month. In an exclusive interview, the voice of M People shares her thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement and her favourite Pride memories, [….]
The £195,330 will go towards 10 LGBTQI community groups across Wales to create new short films BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Today organisers of the Iris Prize have launched a Wales-wide, three-year project working with community groups from across the country to discuss issues faced by the LGBTQI community. This news comes as Cardiff’s biggest LGBTQI film [….]
To celebrate LGBT History Month, Iris Prize are giving one lucky filmmaker the chance to win a £1,000 cash prize BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The team behind Iris Prize, the Cardiff based LGBTQI film festival, have confirmed they are working with S4C and Tinint to help support a 48 hour short film challenge, called Her Ffilm [….]
The LGBTQI film festival is set to return in October with £30,000 up for grabs for a budding filmmaker BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Submissions are now open for the 2021 Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival. Celebrating its 15th edition, the Cardiff based festival, is set to go ahead in October 2021. The organisers are determined to [….]