Iris Prize 2018: Lebanese woman wins Welsh LGBT+ film award
A Lebanese woman has won Cardiff's international LGBT+ short film award, the Iris Prize 2018.
Lara Zeidan has also won £30,000 for her film, Three Centimetres, which she will use to make a new short film in Wales.
The film Beyond 'There's always a black issue, dear' won the best British award, while AIDS drama 1985 won best feature film.
The winners were announced at Tramshed, Clare Road, on Sunday.
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"We all agreed that we couldn't wait to see what she does next," said judge Carrie Lyell, editor of DIVA magazine. "If there's any justice in the world, she has a great career ahead of her."
Ms Zeidan said: "I'm delighted to have won the Iris Prize. I love working in short film - it's all about sharing small but meaningful moments."