January 2018 Documentary Short Films

Submit your Documentary Short Film to the Festival Today: http://documentaryshortfilmfestival.com CITY OF MY HEART, 4min., Greece, Documentary WATCH Audience FEEDBACK 21ST CENTURY HERMIT, 3min., UK, Documentary WATCH Audience FEEDBACK DEAR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, 4min., UK, Documentary/WarWATCH Audience FEEDBACK

DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL – Thursday March 29th, 2018

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2018.. 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 twice… Continue reading DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL – Thursday March 29th, 2018

Director BIO: Olivia Crellin (SUNUNU: THE REVOLUTION OF LOVE)

Director Biography Olivia Crellin is a staff journalist and documentary filmmaker for BBC World and the BBC World Service. She’s reported from the US, South America – where she was a foreign correspondent – Europe and Africa. Her journalistic interests include women’s issues, social justice, human rights and mental health. Sununu: The Revolution of Love… Continue reading Director BIO: Olivia Crellin (SUNUNU: THE REVOLUTION OF LOVE)

Short Film: SUNUNU: THE REVOLUTION OF LOVE, 24min., UK, Documentary

  Trans Dad Fernando Machado became an international news sensation when he announced he was pregnant with his trans girlfriend Diane Rodriguez in Ecuador last year. This film is an intimate and touching portrayal of a couple getting to grips with parenthood while they challenge complex ideas of gender roles. With exclusive access to the… Continue reading Short Film: SUNUNU: THE REVOLUTION OF LOVE, 24min., UK, Documentary

Director BIO: Elliott Watson (PLEASURE BOYS)

Director Biography I have just graduated from The University of the West of England with A Ba(Hons) in Filmmaking. I am now pursuing a career in directing/producing Documentaries, focusing primarily on character led, insightful stories that aim to challenge popular opinion and alter perceptions. Director Statement Originally, this film aimed to investigate the high-octane life… Continue reading Director BIO: Elliott Watson (PLEASURE BOYS)

Short Film: PLEASURE BOYS, 8min., UK, Documentary

  Tagline: Sometimes…The Flag Slips Synopsis: Rippling muscles, screaming crowds and non-stop attention. Is it ego or alter-ego that defines ‘The Pleasure Boys’ strip group? Exploring the motives and sacrifices of four male strippers, this documentary challenges masculinity as a construct in the modern world. Film Type: Documentary, Short, Student Runtime: 8 minutes 17 seconds… Continue reading Short Film: PLEASURE BOYS, 8min., UK, Documentary

Short Film: FACE BLIND, 4min., CAN, Documentary

A woman describes how Prosopagnosia affects her life. Film Type: Documentary, Short, Student Runtime: 4 minutes 26 seconds Completion Date: May 22, 2017 Country of Origin: Canada Country of Filming: Canada Film Language: English Shooting Format: Digital Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Film Color: Black & White and Color

Director BIO: Behdad Mahichi (FRONTLINE FENTANYL)

Director Biography Behdad Mahichi was born in Tehran, Iran and was raised in Vancouver, B.C. his passion for news and storytelling led him to pursue journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto, and graduated in 2017. As a working journalist Behdad covers a wide-range of stories from politics to entertainment.

Short Film: FRONTLINE FENTANYL, 23min., CAN, Documentary

  Canada’s fentanyl crisis has struck British Columbia the hardest, with nearly 1,000 overdose deaths counted in 2016 for that province alone. Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside — considered ground-zero of the epidemic — has been left to fend for itself, while they await an expansion of alternative treatment and drug policy reform. This documentary follows the… Continue reading Short Film: FRONTLINE FENTANYL, 23min., CAN, Documentary

Director BIO: Kaitlin Creadon (FOR THE LOVE OF THE CHILD)

Director Biography Kaitlin graduated from Marquette University in 2012 with her B.A. in Communications, concentrating on Broadcast and Electronic Communication with a minor in Film Studies. Following undergrad, she decided to continue her education and went to DePaul University for graduate school. This passion project is Kaitlin’s thesis documentary. Now that it is complete, she… Continue reading Director BIO: Kaitlin Creadon (FOR THE LOVE OF THE CHILD)