Tom Abell announced as new chair of LGBT+ film festival Iris Prize

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The future of Iris is bright, DIVAs! 🎥 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY IRIS PRIZE In a moment of renewal for LGBT+ film festival Iris Prize, Tom Abell has been announced as the new chair. As the MD of Peccadillo Pictures, Tom is a respected figure in film, having been awarded the inaugural Iris Prize [….]

DIVA supports The Iris Prize 2021 in Cardiff, with wins from Rebel Dykes and Senan Kara

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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 [….]

SCREEN: Rebel Dykes and Firebird to premiere at this year’s BFI Flare

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Two hugely anticipated queer UK titles will be available digitally through BFI Flare in March  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY JILL POSENER After the news that Jump, Darling would be having its premiere at the 35th edition of BFI Flare, we knew there would be plenty more exciting premieres coming our way this March.  And [….]

WATCH: Your first look at the smoking hot trailer for Rebel Dykes

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A documentary about the Rebel Dykes, made by the Rebel Dykes themselves BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS What better way to celebrate LGBT History Month than by checking out the first trailer for an exciting new documentary which tells the story of London’s Rebel Dykes, a group of women who shaped queer culture as we know it today?  [….]