Next Festival – July 25, 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 Matthew Toffolo. 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 and we’ll reserve seats for you.

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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!


RED & THE KINGDOM OF SOUND, 18min., UK, Animation/Fantasy
Directed by Phil Gomm

Visualises the symphony orchestra as a fantastical realm comprising fifteen different architectural districts deriving from the different musical instruments of the orchestra. Red, the animation’s protagonist, personifies the new-comer to classical music as he makes his way through the distinctive musical terrains of Britten’s orchestral landscape.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!red_and_the_kingdom_of_sound_movie_poster

DIVINE CONSULTANTS – THE BEGINNING, 8min., Finland, Animation/Adventure
Directed by Juha Flilin

Joy Amicable, 16, stands at a crossroads. Domestic problems arise between Joy’s parents, who have different priorities in life. Joy’s mother is worried about their safety and shows signs of wanting to leave Joy’s father. Joy’s dad is preoccupied by his esoteric research project. Meanwhile, a wave of corporate dystopia is crashing over Joy’s sleepy hometown. Joy feels her family is being watched by the corporate agents. She believes her family is in danger.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!divine_consultants_5.jpg

THE BACKWARD ASTRONOMER, 10min., USA, Animation/DramaDirected by Jake Nelson

A privileged, young man falls in love with a wealthy woman and together they lead reckless lives of opulence in New York City. That is, until he finds something better—a doorway leading directly to the surface of the moon.

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SAVING GREEN, 5min., USA, AnimationDirected by Natasha Redmond

While running and swimming near her jungle island home, a young girl accidentally stumbles upon the fortress camp of an army of militarized robot gorillas and must utilize the help of a mysterious woman and her bird to get her back home.

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HAPPY THE ANGRY POLAR BEAR, 3min., Animation/FamilyDirected by Brandon Swofford

All the animals at the Zoo were happy as can beBut Happy was not happy, nor was he free
Happy was angry, an angry polar bear
No one knew why and no one seemed to care
It was like any day for Happy at the zoo
Until something happens out of the blue!
It infuriates Happy! What will he do?
Something you’ve never seen. Probably never knew.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!happy_the_angry_polar_bear_2.jpg

WE, 3min., Iran, AnimationDirected by Fateme Fadaee Darestani

The war imprisoned tow sisters under the rubble. Then they wait to their father to save them..

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WHALE FALL, 3min., USA, AnimationDirected by Yiyuan Yuan

After the death of a whale, its corpse will become oasis for hundreds even thousands to live. Same as the death of a man – his word and love will continuously affect next generation that follow. As a great writer, that is how my grandfather affected Chinese literature and me after his death.

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LESSON #10, 5min., USA, Drama
Directed by Alberto Ferreras

A New York City landlady tries to make sure that she doesn’t rent a room to a pervert.CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!lesson_10

MIDWAY HOME, 4min., USA, DramaDirected by Fabian Cardenas

A visual odyssey of post traumatic stress as seen through the eyes of a young Army veteran, struggling with reality and civilian life, haunted by friends and those that brought her harm.

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WOW TAPES: ITALIA, 5min., Italy, DocumentaryDirected by Simone Menin, Fabio Reitano

A visual tale of the country of Italy.

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JOSH, 5min., USA, Drama/Family
Directed by Federico Spiazzi

A young boy goes to extreme measures to obtain a new video game.CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!josh