HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: Experimental & Music & Dance Festival – October 24, 2019

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: SUCKR FOR LOVE
BEST DANCE FILM: BRUTE
BEST PERFORMANCES: LEADING ME STRAIGHT performers
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: ANIMAL
BEST MUSIC: THE FIRE WITHIN

Theme of night: Trapped and searching for something else.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterEldur Á Himni – Fire in the Sky, 7min., Iceland, Experimental

festival posterSUCKR FOR LOVE, 4min., Germany, Music Video

festival posterECLOSION, 5min., Canada, Experimental

festival posterTHE FIRE WITHIN, 5min., USA, Music Video

festival posterPLASTICPOEMS, 2min., Canada, Experimental/Animation

festival posterLEADING ME STRAIGHT, 8min., USA, Music Video

festival poster14, 3min., Japan, Dance/Music

festival posterTHE SHE-WOLF, 10min., France, Dance

festival posterBRUTE, 4min., Australia, Dance

festival posterINCLINATIONS, 5min., Canada, Dance

festival posterKADDUME, 3min., Columbia, Dance

festival posterANIMAL, 7min., France, Dance

The 20th event in Toronto in 2019.
13 more festival events in 2019.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

14 Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival Oct. 201

14, 3min., Japan, Dance/Music

Directed by Hiroshi Kizu

The fear of being hurt,
You are alone
The desire to be released from its shell
Expressed an emotional changes through dance

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The She-Wolf Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival Oct. 2019

THE SHE-WOLF, 10min., France, Dance

Directed by Virginie Kahn

Marion mysteriously appears in a clearing populated by marauding wolves. Attracted by the melody of a cello, a strange dream brings her to the heart of a wonderful forest. But as she tries to get closer to the cello, their bodies gradually cover themselves with a strange bark-colored skin.

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The Fire Within Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival Oct. 2019

THE FIRE WITHIN, 5min., USA, Music Video

Directed by Ryan K. McNeal

Award-winning pianist/composer Jennifer Thomas teams up with The Rogue Pianist (Kimberly StarKey) in this epic piece that illustrates the fire within us all.

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Suckr For Love Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival Oct. 2019

SUCKR FOR LOVE, 4min., Germany, Music Video

Directed by Nathalie Kraemer

Suckr for Love’s socio-critical Music Video mirrors the present society we live in, tackles the topic of carelessness, superficiality and the meaning of love. If you take a second look, you will find food for thought to start caring for the wonderful world we live in and want to keep living in.

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Plasticpoems Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival Oct. 2019

PLASTICPOEMS, 2min., Canada, Experimental/Animation

Directed by Fiona Tinwei Lam

Each poem asks for a different approach. Text, visual images and sound are woven together in video poetry to create something quite new. Synergies develop when poets and animators collaborate!

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Leading Me Straight Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from Experimental/Music/Dance Festival Oct. 2019

LEADING ME STRAIGHT, 8min., USA, Music Video

Directed by Burke Heffner

In a dystopian and colorless universe nobody dreams, and nobody wins. Emotions are useless, as are abundant thoughts. A hive with marked paths to serve an unnamed queen.

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