Released in 1972, A Reflection of Fear is an eerie psycho-thriller based on the novel Go To Thy Deathbed by Stanton Forbes. Starring Robert Shaw, Sondra Locke and Sally Kellerman, this obscure “devil doll” film was directed by William A. Fraker, the legendary cinematographer behind Rosemary’s Baby, and shot by the equally fabulous Laszlo Kovacs (Five Easy Pieces, New York New York).
2016 marks the tenth anniversary of the Iris Prize, the largest international prize available to an LGBT short filmmaker. Each winner is given a £30,000 budget to make another short film, and to date a total of seven new films have been produced and shown at film festivals around the world. This year saw a record number of films submitted for the Iris Prize, so let’s take a look at some of the best, as well as a previous winner and a film made with the prize itself.