WATCH: Iris Prize release three, free female-led films

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Each of the films released by the LGBT+ Film Festival has a focus on female filmmakers BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA IRIS PRIZE Organisers of the Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival have today confirmed they are making three short films from the Iris archive available for free on their YouTube channel. That’s right folks, three short [….]

10 LGBTQI films where no one dies

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We take a look at the film world where the leading lez/bi ladies actually survive BY LOUISE HEATH At the moment it seems like hardly a day goes by without a queer female character being killed off or having a happy ending snatched away.   SPOILERS AHEAD! Alongside the demise of Rose from Jane The Virgin and [….]

Scottish Queer International Film Festival announces 2019 programme

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SQIFF 2019 is set to be gloriously queer, you don’t wanna miss it 🏳️‍🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) have announced their full programme for 2019, showcasing a packed programme of the best in independent film, made for and by LGBTQI people.  They are truly celebrating their fifth birthday in [….]

Here are the LGBTQI films you can catch at this year’s Raindance Film Festival

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Raindance means Raindance BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Raindance Film Festival is the UK’s biggest independent film festival, and this year they have their very own Queer Strand especially dedicated to celebrating the stories of LGBTQI people.  Today, they announced the full programme of films that will be shown over the twelve days of Raindance, which is [….]

Here’s a rundown of the Iris Prize 2019 Shortlist 🌈

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15 British films exploring the ups and downs of modern LGBT+ life entered for the £20,000 prize  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival have announced details of the 15 short films competing for the Best British Award this year and there are some absolute gems in there you won’t want to miss! There’s [….]

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger are mid-century sapphic sweethearts in Tell It To The Bees

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Get excited for an awesome DIVA screening featuring a Q&A with author Fiona Shaw and director Annabel Jankel Tell It To The Bees is the queer period drama you need in your life. Set in 1950s Scotland, out bi actor Anna Paquin stars as a small-town doctor who falls head over heels for the single [….]