Next Toronto Festival Event: January 23, 2020 7pm (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 two 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 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

MINSTREL VS PUPPET, 6min., USA, Experimental

Directed by Marcus Aubin

Minstrel vs. Puppet (MVP) short film is an artistic experimental piece that illustrates the internal conflict many women, particularly women of color, experience surrounding the topics of brains and beauty.

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ONE TIME, 5min., USA, Music Video

Directed by Yelena Gorn

Short music film based on the song “One Time” by Greystring is exploring “alone in the crowd” theme.

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BODY LANGUAGE, 5min., Netherlands, Dance

Directed by Anouk Brouwer

The philosophical fashion short film consists of three sceneries, in which the protagonist finds herself in three different environments, ultimately affecting the manner in which she moves her body.

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BALDWIN’S PROPHECY, 6min., USA, Experimental

Directed by Richard Louissaint

A young woman’s walk to meet a date unexpectedly takes her to a place where dance, James Baldwin and protest meet.

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SILVAN, 3min., France, Music Video

Directed by Hervé Humbert

A man tries to travel with a very large suitcase.

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OUR MEMES, 5min., Malaysia, Music Video

Directed by Namewee

A mash-up of various of internet memes into this music video.

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CHROMATIC VARIATIONS, 3min., Canada, Dance

Directed by Hannah Schallert & Marie Lambin-Gagnon

Chromatic Variations is a short dance film that brings together several distinct studies exploring the sensory and affective relations between bodies, material, light, and colour.

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


OUROBOROS, 8min., USA, Dance

Directed by Emma Keehan

One masked dancer threatens the cycle of pursued acceptance met by authoritative rejection when part of her facade falls away and she can truly see.

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WALKSCAPE, 5min., Portugal, Experimental/Documentary

Directed by Vasco Diogo

Filmed during several walks in Lisbon as an aesthetic practice, using image processing and time-lapse techniques. An experience on the visualization of improvised music as free as the music itself.
Music by WELCOME TO SILKEBORG. Monsieur Trinité: several objects, Tiago Varela: electric piano.

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ONCE AN ANGEL, 2min., USA, Experimental

Directed by Jesse Haaja

The White Angel and the Black Angel.

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STANDING AS ONE, 4min., Music Video/Dance

Directed by Mark Robertson

This deadly mob from Kingscliff High School are demanding social change with this amazingly powerful Hip-Hop film clip, created during the 8 week Music For Change Workshop by One Vision Productions. Their strong imagery tells a story of two worlds; the Dreamtime, where the ‘Old Ways’ were the guide, and the modern day where greed and corruption rule.

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SOLDIER ONLINE, 5min., USA, Music Video

Directed by John J.A. Jannone

Official music video for Old Robes (Subtle Soup Records) “Soldier Online” from the album The Spider and the Spectator.

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FURNACE OF THE BIRDS, 3min., Animation/Experimental

Directed by Arsen Arzumanyan

An Avian creation myth stepped in mysticism. If birds had a religion, perhaps this would be there origin myth.

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RED OMEN – ED ROMAN, 4min., USA, Animation/Music

Directed by Ed Roman

Award winning Canadian singer songwriter Ed Roman along with animator extraordinaire Nelson Diaz from There Be Dragons Creative Media in NYC have created an exquisite animation to the title track of Ed Roman’s latest album Red Omen.

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