Gay Zombie Short “Sauna The Dead” Vying For Top Spot In World’s Biggest LGBT Shorts Festival

Thirty-five films will be competing in this years Iris Prize, the world’s largest LGBT short film festival.

The winning filmmaker will take home a $39,560 prize to help fund their future projects.

The festival, which takes place in Cardiff, Wales, will also be celebrating its tenth anniversary next month.

“Sauna The Dead”, a film described by its filmmakers as “a fable in the vein of A Christmas Carol, set in a gay sauna, with zombies,” will be competing for the Best of British prize.

“Jacob is a jaded narcissist who stalks the bathhouse halls looking for his next hookup,” reads the description for the trailer. “When he finds himself in the midst of a zombie outbreak, his survival may depend on the one thing he didn’t come there for: a human connection.”

Check out the trailer below.

Check out a montage of the trailers from all 35 nominees competing for the Iris Prize below:

h/t: NNN