Next Festival – Tuesday Sept. 1st, 2020 (Virtual)

Yonge-Dundas Square’s (YDS) annual outdoor movie series City Cinema is moving online this summer for the brand-new Virtual City Cinema, featuring short films from WILDsound Festival!

Virtual City Cinema presented by YDS in association with WILDsound Festival will begin on June 30 and last 10 weeks. Throughout the summer, the series will feature roughly 10 independent short films each week. These films have been curated by WILDsound Festival, an international film festival that showcases the best of short films from around the world and has previously had weekly screenings at Carlton Cinemas here in Toronto.

Virtual City Cinema is completely free! Simply click here to register for the date(s) of your choice to receive a private YouTube link to screen the films, sent directly to your email the day of the screening. The films will premiere at 8PM EST every Tuesday. After watching, you will be sent a survey to provide feedback to the filmmakers and be entered for a chance to win a Downtown Yonge Experience prize pack!

Here is the full program of the 3rd festival.

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@lafeedbackfilmfestival.com  and we’ll reserve seats for you.

THE BOY AND THE MOUNTAIN, 11min., Chile, Family/Adventure

Directed by Santiago Aguilera

Hernán is a child who likes to daydreaming, but in his studies he is not doing well at all. His father constantly urges him to improve, advising him that he must reach very high to succeed in life. Hernán dispenses with his dream, gradually forgetting it to devote himself to his studies. Over time, and already become a successful entrepreneur, Hernán achieves the dream that his father instilled in him, reach high, until one day he will realize that he has not really achieved something he always longed for. Then he will make the crucial decision to fulfill his dream, but fate will play tricks on him. Hernán will have to face a new challenge that will change the meaning of his life.

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CIGARETTE AFTER FIGHT, 1min., Canada, Animation

Directed by Chen Liang Yu

After a hard fought battle, it’s always good to have a cigarette.

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER, 2min., USA, Animation

Directed by Varad Bhamburdekar

In the courtyard of an Indian Palace a male peacock named Kana fails to get his feathers up for a female named Ami until he meets another peacock named Madan with the same problem.

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JE NE REGRETT RIEN, 4min., UK, Animation/Experimental

Directed by Fiona Bavinton

In a surreal landscape, dominated by a huge screen, ordinary people dance the dances of everyday life, dulled by the call to nostalgia.

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MAGIC DREAM, 11min., Chili, Animation

Directed by Tomás Welss Barkan

A magician wants to convince with his magic and brilliance, but his capability exceeds the limits of his own control, leading him to a show full of violence and abuse.

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MELTED, 2min., USA, Animation

Directed by Nikki Chapman

A macabre girl laments about the inevitability of death after being given a melting cartoon character popsicle.

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ART IS ANGST, 5min., Sweden, Animation

Directed by Björn Granberg Ahlmark

Its about a frustrated artist, trying to make a painting from a model. He comes up with a distinct solution.

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THE METAMORPHOSIS, 5min., USA, Animation

Directed by KAIFU LIU

An animated short film that explores people’s emotions in society

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