Iris on the Move 2021: Plymouth

Best of Iris 2020 (15)

Expired February 28, 2021 11:00 PM
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These award-winning films from Iris 2020 tell modern LGBT+ stories from around the world with humour, heart and honesty.

Outstanding short films from the ones to watch.

Victoria - Runner Up, Iris Prize / Daniel Toledo Saura | Spain | 8 mins | 12A

Wings - Winner, Youth Award, & Audience Award / Jamie Weston | UK | 18 mins | U

Better - Winner, Best British / Michael J Ferns | UK |15 mins | 15

Queens - Runner Up, Best British / Nick Bechman | UK | 18 mins | PG

Short Calf Muscle - Winner, Iris Prize / Victoria Warmerdam| Netherlands | 13 mins | 12A


The story follows Michael, played by Ian Hart (Harry Potter, The Last Kingdom, Noughts & Crosses), a quiet man not used to grand gestures of emotion, as he embarks on an extraordinary journey one evening after work. By following his heart, Michael finds himself part of the drag community and his understanding of family will change forever.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    18 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Director
    Nick Bechman
  • Screenwriter
    Dan Bolland and Nick Bechman
  • Producer
    Kit Patrick and Josh Dylan