Taliesin Cinema - Best of Iris Prize


My Brother Is a Mermaid - Trailer from Alfie Dale on Vimeo.

An evening to celebrate LGBT+ History Month

Best of Iris Prize

Berwyn Rowlands, Festival Director of Iris Prize, will introduce the Best of Iris shorts.

Tickets are FREE for these three films, but booking is essential.

Black Hat

(Winner Iris Prize 2019)

USA 15mins

A pious Hasidic man steps out of his simple daily life and into a world lit by the mirror ball and coloured lights.


My Brother is a Mermaid

(Winner Best British Short 2019, Audience Award 2019, Youth Award 2019)

UK 20mins

Transgender teen Kai battles with her family, her community and herself. Things change with the help of her brother.



(Winner Diva Box Office Award 2019)

USA 27mins

Greta tries to find one thing about adulthood that does not suck.  Her world looks bleak… until she meets April.

Find out more at www.irisprize.org

Monday 24 February 5.30pm – 6.30pm

At 6.40pm Dr Alys Einion-Waller will give a 30-40 minute talk in the Taliesin bar titled ‘From the Subtle to the Explicit – Writing Lesbian Lives’. The talk looks at decision making in writing my two novels – Inshallah and Ash and the challenges of representing lesbian relationships in fiction. (no need to book for this event).

At 7.30pm, there will be a screening of the film selected by the Swansea University LGBT+ Staff Network – Vita and Virginia (12A). Please note that this screening is not a free event. Why not make a whole evening of it? More information here.

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Mon 24th Feb


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