Next Festival – Thur. April 23, 2020 (Toronto)

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2020.. Our home is The Carlton Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Toronto at 20 Carlton Street. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Matthew Toffolo. Showcasing a festival three times a month in Toronto in 2020!

Tickets for 2020 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE.

If you like to obtain seats in advance and pick them up on the day of the event (come for FREE, or make a donation), please email us at animation@feedbackanimationfestival.com and we’ll reserve seats for you.

You can always make a tiny donation to the festival to guarantee your seats on the next and skip the lines:

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You can pick up the tickets on the day of the event at the cinema. Tickets are first come, first serve. This festival has sold out 76 out of its last 78 events!

You will be able to buy alcohol (beer, wine, liquor), popcorn, candy, and refreshments before the show.

Here is the full program of films. Festival starts at 7pm sharp!



FIRST ACT PROGRAM – ANIMATION

HESAR (GATE), 5min., Canada, Animation/Music Video

Directed by Nomadic Alternative & Farnaz Ohadi

The video is the backdrop for the song “Hesar” from Farnaz Ohadi’s Persian Flamenco debut album. It focuses on themes of Iranian women’s struggles, immigration, mental health and the artist’s journey when she arrived in Canada in 1990. The movie traces the journey of the artist from her home land, Iran to Canada, the angst and confusion and pain of immigration and finally choosing to put down roots in a new land.

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WINTER’S BLIGHT, 13min., New Zealand, Animation

Directed by Claire Campbell

Winter’s Blight tells the story of an elderly man called Bill who lives alone in an isolated hut in Central Otago, New Zealand. Spring should have arrived but the winter will not relent. It is freezing and Bill has run out of firewood which he relies on for all his heating and cooking.

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ONE DAY ONE FLY, 6min., Greece, Animation

Directed by Petros Niamonitakis

Our hero is the most adorable 3D fly in the world!
Τhe camera follows him from his very first moment of birth.
His life is impressively exciting!

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AN IDEA, 6min., Mexico, Animation

Directed by Juan Paulín

All sorts of things can happen in the search of an idea.

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SERPENDIPITY, 7min., USA, Animation

Directed by Carlos Mejia & Kevin Barwick

Gordon does not want to freeze during his dinner date. Not only is Gordon nervous, but he has a secret- he has snakes for hair with a bad habit of turning people into stone. Will he find love or is this a date with disaster?

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UNIFIED THEORY, 5min., USA, Animation

Directed by Christina Hibner

Unified Theory is an experimental animation that follows two cosmic entities. The main character, Junior, is trying her best to learn about the nature of the universe from her teacher, Senior, who is a master of the universe.

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WATERS OF MARCH, 3min., Canada, Animation

Directed by Elizabeth Lewis

Waters of March is the classic written by Tom Jobim and performed by jazz singer Stacey Kent. The delicately rendered animated drawings move at a rollicking pace transitioning back and forth from real to abstract images telling the everchanging story of loss and hope.

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