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 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

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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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THE DIANAS GLITTER HOLE | PREVIEW

THE DIANAS GLITTER HOLE | PREVIEW

Newbridge’s Workingman’s Institute and Memorial Hall boasts an Art Deco cinema and a sprung floor dance floor and theatre, this Sat 14 Oct it’s set to be taken over by some of Cardiff’s most talked about drag performers for “a night of fun and shenanigans”. Cardiff drag collective the International League of Dianas brings their show […]

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QUEENS OF COMEDY | STAGE PREVIEW

QUEENS OF COMEDY | STAGE PREVIEW

St David’s Hall, Cardiff Fri 1 Sept The ever-growing popularity of the TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race has brought many past contestants and winners to Cardiff, and a chance to catch a whole bunch of them in one show is an opportunity no die-hard fan could afford to miss. The ensemble shows previously seen in Cardiff […]

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DIRTY POP VS DON’T TELL YOUR MOTHER | CLUBS PREVIEW

DIRTY POP VS DON’T TELL YOUR MOTHER | CLUBS PREVIEW

Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff Sat 26 Aug If you’ve never ended up Clwb on a Saturday night, perhaps one or two white wine spritzers far gone, pulling shapes to an eclectic mix of pop and electronic music old and new, can you really and truly say you’ve lived in Cardiff? No, says this page, and […]