LGBT+ film Black Hat wins 2019 Iris Prize in Cardiff
A film about a closeted gay man living in Los Angeles's Hasidic Jewish community has won an LGBT+ film award in Cardiff.
Black Hat, directed by Sarah Smith, was awarded the 2019 Iris Prize for the best international LGBT+ short film award at a ceremony at the Tramshed.
She became the fourth woman to win the award and has been given a £30,000 prize to make another film in the UK.
The Best British Film was awarded to My Brother is a Mermaid by Alfie Dale.
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The film depicts a story about a transgender teenager living in a dilapidated seaside community, and also won the Iris Prize youth award and the audience award.