DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL – Thursday October 4, 2018 – 7PM

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 a month in Toronto in 2018!

Tickets for 2018 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Purchase your tickets online via Paypal or Credit Card. Tickets are first come first serve.

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  festivalevent@wildsoundfestival.com and we’ll reserve seats for you.

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 70 out of its last 72 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


24

THROUGH CHINATOWNS’S EYES: APRIL 1968, 25min., USA, Documentary
Directed by Penny Lee
The civil disturbances and street violence after the assassination of Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr had a profound impact on all of DC. It had no less an impact on DC Chinatown, which found itself caught between the black and white struggle. Here’s a look at how the Chinatown community viewed that iconic moment of history.

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


24

SAMBHALI TRUST, 10min, USA, Documentary
Directed by Danielle Da Silva and Jeffrey Garriock
This episode explores the work of the non-profit charitable organization Sambhali Trust through the lens of photographer Anne Gattilia.

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


24

EILEEN AND I, 12min., UK, Documentary
Directed by Sam Pearson
By day, Sarah, a shy, anxious girl in her early thirties, struggles to live life as she was always told she should: unannounced, dutiful, obedient. By night she is Eileen, an outgoing, bolshy drag queen whose priority is to undermine everything that Sarah stands for. Using intimate coverage of her life and interviews with people who know her, Eileen and I goes under Sarah’s skin in search of the root causes of her peculiar split personality. In digging deep below the surface, film maker Sam Pearson arrives at some dark depths of Sarah’s childhood, the traumas of which she is still dealing with today.

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


24

WHY WE PUSH?, 1min., Documentary
Directed by Graeme Bachiu

Ric is a mathematician who runs in his spare time. Or is that a runner who tries to solve centuries-old mathematical problems in his spare time?

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THE RETURN, 19min, Turkey, Documentary
Directed by Nesli Ozalp Tuncer
The story telling the journey of the 3rd and 5th generation women from a family who had to leave the country because of the population exchange between Turkey and Greece. Will they be able to take their families’ soil from their graves to their homeland, Kavala?

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24

THE BUDDHA MUMMIES OF NORTH JAPAN, 21min., Japan, Documentary
Directed by Satoshi Watanabe
The robed bodies of self-mummified monks from previous centuries are enshrined and venerated as “Living Buddhas” in select temples in northeastern Japan. They are thought to heal the sick and protect the living, and they continue to inspire monks with the intense dedication of their ascetic discipline.

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


The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm on Thursday September 27, 2018

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 a month in Toronto in 2017! 

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