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LGBT HISTORY MONTH | PREVIEW

LGBT HISTORY MONTH | PREVIEW

In honour of both Australia and up to 16 more Latin American nations now being able to enjoy same-sex marriage, this year’s LGBT History Month will focus on the topic of ‘Geography: Mapping the World’. Their 14th year of celebration will see a number of events happening across Wales, with the largest being Cardiff’s OUTing […]

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DRAG FOR AUTISM | STAGE REVIEW

DRAG FOR AUTISM | STAGE REVIEW

DRAG FOR AUTISM | STAGE REVIEW **** Mary’s, Cardiff. Fri 12 Jan On Friday at Mary’s in Cardiff a versatile group of drag performers turned out for charity – Drag for Autism was a drag night to raise awareness and funds for autism, The Autism Directory and The Welsh Autism Ball. The night was a […]

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SASHA VELOUR | PREVIEW

SASHA VELOUR | PREVIEW

Following her victory on season nine of Ru Paul’s Drag Race, the reigning queen will grace Cardiff this month with her drag genius, shimmering splendour and iconic aesthetic. Throughout the season, Velour won the hearts of fans across both sides of the Atlantic, and now she is bringing her brand new live show to the […]

 Chris Williams

FELIX AND SAM PRESENT THE DRESS REHEARSAL | LIVE REVIEW

FELIX AND SAM PRESENT THE DRESS REHEARSAL | LIVE REVIEW

FELIX AND SAM PRESENT THE DRESS REHEARSAL | LIVE REVIEW **** The Big Top, Cardiff, Thurs 26 Oct A year in the planning, and a lot of that must have been costume design, Cardiff’s enigmatic, bearded drag queen, Felix Love (and partner Sam), brought their full cabaret show, The Dress Rehearsal, to The Big Top […]

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IRIS PRIZE 2017 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

IRIS PRIZE 2017 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

2017 Iris Film Winners announced at carnival celebration in Cardiff Swedish director Mikael Bundsen wins international Iris Prize for Mother Knows Best (Mamma Vet Bäst). “A brilliantly scripted and intense short film which uses a great economy of shots to tell a powerful and universal story.” Dionne Edwards’s film We Love Moses wins the Best British […]

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IRIS PRIZE FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT | PHOTOGRAPHY

IRIS PRIZE FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT | PHOTOGRAPHY

Buzz attended the opening night launch of the 11th Iris Prize Festival at Cineworld followed by a party at Park Inn Hotel. photos MORGAN DEVINE What To Read Next YOUANDEWAN / THE GHOST | CLUBS PREVIEW CORAL WELSH OPEN SNOOKER | SPORTS PREVIEW LOUDER IS NOT ALWAYS CLEARER | STAGE REVIEW MATTHEW MYERS: THE CARDIFF […]

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BERWYN ROWLANDS | INTERVIEW

BERWYN ROWLANDS | INTERVIEW

Berwyn Rowlands, Director of the Iris Prize, speaks with Luke Owain Boult about the plans and highlights at this year’s LGBT film festival. What’s your role at the Iris Prize? My official title is Festival Director but over the past two years I’ve also been called the Managing Director as this title better reflects the […]

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BE A JUDGE AT IRIS PRIZE FESTIVAL | COMPETITION

BE A JUDGE AT IRIS PRIZE FESTIVAL | COMPETITION

How would you like to be a judge at Iris? Buzz Magazine in partnership with the Iris Prize Festival are looking for individuals who love film. Your task is to watch 10 new feature films and choose the winner of the Best Feature Award sponsored by Buzz. You will also need to select the best […]

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IRIS PRIZE FESTIVAL | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

IRIS PRIZE FESTIVAL | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

Chris Williams rounds up this year’s Iris Prize Festival, Cardiff’s celebration of international LGBT cinema. Ten years ago, when the Iris Prize Festival started it was a three-day festival; now in its 11th year, the Iris Prize is a six-day long, BAFTA recognised festival – meaning automatic BAFTA qualification for the 15 British films – […]

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CHRISTOPHER SCHAAP | FILM INTERVIEW

CHRISTOPHER SCHAAP | FILM INTERVIEW

Filmmaker and actor Christopher Schaap of Prom King, 2010 chats with Suryatapa Mukherjee about black and white romance films and being a prom king. I read about the idea for the movie coming from you scribbling the title on a wall. Yeah – so, I was in Prague. I was studying there. That’s actually where […]

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