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The 2019 festival line-up included 14 feature films and a strong collection of shorts in competition for the Iris Prize. Directors attended from as far afield as Australia and the Philippines and there was an expanded programme of industry talks, including the festival's first showcase of UK student LGBT+ films. Live BSL interpretation was provided at screenings held on the closing weekend.
The festival ran from 9 to 13 October.
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Transgender high school athletes from across the US compete at the top of their fields, while also challenging the boundaries and perceptions of fairness and discrimination.
When a teenager's thrill-seeking leads to a memorable encounter at an anonymous sex party, he resolves to track down the mystery guy - even if he has to rely on a menacing former hook-up to help him.
A dancer falls in love with his fiercest rival.
Young Lucas lives with his religious aunt in a quiet country town. But this little agitated life is with the days counted when the charitable aunt announces the arrival of another nephew Mario, just out of jail.
A pregnant teenage girl falls in love with the new girl in school.
Behind the scenes with Israeli global gay-porn sensation and self-admitted mama’s boy Jonathan Agassi during his first eight years in the business.
Two new flatmates experience a mutual attraction, but can they make it work or is getting involved in this situation asking for trouble?
A documentary about the Lesbian Herstory Archives, the world’s largest collection of materials by and about lesbians.
Resorting to babysitting for an elite Brooklyn family, an awkward young man discovers hope and self-discipline through his friendship with a lonely six-year-old, and the adult superhero Leather-Man who is conjured from a psychedelic cupcake.
A young intersex person searches for love and a better life.
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