Best of Iris 2023 + Q&A

This event is excluded from the Film Pass

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

Event/ This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Julia Alcamo (Ted and Noel)


Films screening in this programme are: 

Realness with a Twist – 12A (Dir Cass Virdee/GB 2023/12 mins)

(Winner: 2023 Youth Jury Award) 

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 – PG (Dir Julia Alcamo/GB 2023/25 mins)

(Winner: 2023 Co-op Audience Award)

Ted and Noel deals with a grieving LGBTQ+ activist who tries to find the strength for one last campaign.

F**ked – 15 (Dir Sara Harrak/GB 2023/6 mins)

(Winner: 2023 Best British) 

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 – 15 (Dir Karimah Zakia/CA 2023/11 mins)

(Winner: 2023 Iris Prize) 

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. 

54 minutes


Country of origin:
Canada and Great Britain

Year of production:

This screening has no adverts or trailers and starts at the advertised time

This film is excluded from the HOME Film Pass