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Plymouth Arts Cinema: The Best of IRIS 2023 (15)

Monday, January 15

Thursday 15 February, 6pm

A curated collection of extraordinary short films that have been honoured and celebrated at the 2023 Iris Prize LGBTQ+ Film Festival. www.irisprize.org 

The screening will be introduced by Seth Edmonds, Assistant to the Director at Iris Prize. 

Programme running time: 54 mins

Tickets £5 / £4 concessions

Realness With A Twist (Winner: 2023 Youth Jury Award) – Rated 12A

Director: Cass Virdee UK, 12 Mins

A talented footballer is forced to battle between his secret passion for voguing and the fear of his team-mate’s disapproval.

Ted And Noel (Winner: 2023 Co-op Audience Award) – Rated PG

Director: Julia Alcamo, UK, 25 Mins

Ted and Noel deals with a grieving LGBTQ+ activist who tries to find the strength

for one last campaign.

F**ked (Winner: 2023 Best British) – Rated 15

Director: Sara Harrak, UK, 6 Mins

What exactly are the rules in an open relationship? With no rulebook, it’s down to the couple to draw their lines… F**KED raises the question many of us secretly ask ourselves – have I really explored and enjoyed my own sexuality?

Scaring Women At Night (Winner: 2023 Iris Prize) – Rated 15

Director. Karimah Zakia Issa, Canada, 11 Mins

Two strangers are scared on a late walk home. As they try to escape one another, their worlds collide at an intersection forcing them to question who they’re afraid of and why.

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Tuesday, February 27
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In 1755, the impoverished Captain Ludvig Kahlen sets out to conquer the uninhabitable Danish heath in the name of the King.
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Wednesday, February 28
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