Founded in 2020, Polari is an award-winning production company that champions the boundlessness of queer and marginalised lives through film, television, and more.

Here is some of our work (so far...)

What Would Julie Do? (2022)

Short Film | IMDb
Selected for BIFA-Qualifying Women X Film Festival and Sunderland Shorts Film Festival (2023).

‘Best Comedy Short’ at Southport Film Festival & Cotswold International Film Festival.

Finalist for the ‘Lancashire Audience Award’ at LA1 Shorts.

Other selections include -

Hebden Bridge Film Festival
International Comedy Festival
European Short Film Festival
Harrogate Film Festival

On Rest & Movement (2023)

Short Film | IMDb
Selected for BAFTA-Qualifying Bolton International Film Festival (2023).

The Derealisation Dinner Party (2023)

Funded by BFI through HOME Manchester.

Stranger in My Family (2023)

Won the BBC Three Northern Docs Pitch at Sheffield Doc Fest (2022)

A Nine Lives Production in association Polari, due for release on BBC Three in September 2023.

Previous Title - ‘Other: Between Black & White’