The film explores and celebrates black LGBT identities. Growing up in Thatcher’s Britain and the first generation to grow up after the partial decriminalization of homosexuality, the cast vividly recall daring to be different.
Claire Lawrie received her BA in Photography from The London College of Communication 2011.Her first short film BEYOND ‘There’s always a black issue Dear’ has won the Queer Vision and Iris prize Best British short 2018.
  • Producer (1 Credit)
    BEYOND "There's always a black issue Dear"2018
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Director (1 Credit)
    BEYOND "There's always a black issue Dear"2018
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
Winner Best of British short
BEYOND "There's always a black issue Dear"
Iris Prize
Cardiff
2019
Winner Best of British short films
BEYOND "There's always a black issue Dear"
Queer Vision Film Festival
Bristol
2019
College
London College of Communication
Photography
20082011
Gender
Female
The film explores and celebrates black LGBT identities. Growing up in Thatcher’s Britain and the first generation to grow up after the partial decriminalization of homosexuality, the cast vividly recall daring to be different.