Next Festival – April 11, 2019 (Toronto)

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2019.. 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 Kierston Drier. Showcasing a festival two times a month in Toronto in 2019!

Tickets for 2019 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 festival@experimentalfilmfestival.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

LOVE ON THE BALCONY, 4min., USA, Animation/Romance

Directed by Joshua Hyunwoo Jun, Kun Yu Ng

An angry crotchety old man does what he can to ruin his oppressively lovey dovey neighbors.

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IN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, Animation/LGBT

Directed by Esteban Bravo, Beth David

A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams.

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ONE SMALL STEP, 8min., USA, Animation

Directed by Bobby Pontillas, Andrew Chesworth

What does it take to achieve your dreams? An ambitious young girl endeavors to realize her aspiration of becoming an astronaut with the support of her humble father

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BROKEN DREAMS, 3min., UK, Animation

Directed by Nick Cinelli

Sal hopes will power, imagination, and music can bring her and her father’s dreams to life. Sadly, it’s all just a mirage in the desert.

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ONE LAST TIME, 5min., Spain, Animation

Directed by Javier Longobardo

A flies carnival inside a soldier corpse.

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DON’T THINK OF A PINK ELEPHANT, 7min., UK, Animation

Directed by Suraya Raja

We’ve all had thoughts of what might happen should we jump from a high place, drop the baby, or stab someone with a fork. Usually we can dismiss them without a care – but what if we couldn’t?

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


SIRENS TANGO, 11min., USA, Dance

Directed by Lisa Le Lievre

The Tango is a dance of seductive moves and rhythm changes. “Sirens Tango” is a film that uses the Tango as a metaphor for life and its tempting interruptions.

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I’M A FIREFIGHTER, 5min., UK, Dance

Directed by Victoria Hanna

Baby I’m a firefighter trapped in a burning house in a silent picture & there is no way out except to watch the love between us die.

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BODY OF YOUR DREAMS, 10min., USA, Dance

Directed by Quinn Wharton

A short film exploring the ballet “A Body of your Dreams” by Myles Thatcher featuring the Joffrey ballet dancers. Using athletes in a gym setting the film looks at body issues and pop culture in conjunction.

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OPEN, 5min., USA, Dance

Directed by Lindsay Gauthier

An intricate duet bathed in light.

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THE MIND MADE BODY, 4min., USA, Dance

Directed by Katherine Helen Fisher

A visual & filmic exploration of Salvador Dali’s 1937 painting “The Burning Giraffe,” The Mind Made Body draws from Dali’s own curiosity with the “secret drawers” existing within all people and explores the physical manifestation of repressed thoughts, memories, & secrets. A Safety Third Productions collaboration with Butoh dancer & performance artist Caroline Haydon, DP Talon McKee, and sound designer Michael Quinn. Directed by Katherine Fisher with cinematography by Shimmy Boyle.

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IN THE HOUSE OF MANTEGNA, 6min., Italy, Dance

Directed by Michele Manzini

In her Notebooks, Simone Weil wrote that “Each true statement is an error if its opposite is not thought of at the same time, and it cannot be thought of at the same time”.

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