Organisers of Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival have made three short films from the Iris archive available for free on their YouTube channel. The films are all directed by women who have made short films with the £30,000 Iris Prize, sponsored by the Michael Bishop Foundation.
Dee Rees’ Colonial Gods is now live on the Iris Prize YouTube Channel. In May they will be sharing Daisy & D by Arkasha Stevenson, and in June Susan Jacobson’s Wild Geese will be available.
Berwyn Rowlands, Festival Director, commented:
“One of the primary reasons for Iris to exist is to get more people to see LGBT+ stories. I hope that this focus will combine our enthusiasm for October’s film festival in Cardiff with the reality of today, when people have more time on their hands to access content during this period of physical distancing and lockdown.”
Colonial Gods can be viewed here:
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