Next Festival Event: Thursday March 12th, 2020. 7pm.

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back.. 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 three times a month in Toronto.

Tickets for 2018 are FREE or 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 toronto@documentaryshortfilmfestival.com and we’ll reserve seats for you.

You can always make a tiny donation to the festival to guarantee your seats 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

IXOQ (WOMAN), 8min,. Canada, Documentary

Directed by Danielle Robitaille

A young Guatemalan mother dreams of a better future for her son, when an organization (Konojel) fighting malnutrition opens its doors, allowing her to support her family and become a role model to the women in her community.

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JUST ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL FAMILY, 19min., Canada, Documentary

Directed by Katherine and Nick North

Just an ordinary suburban family– except that Dad’s transgender, Mom’s queer, and there are five kids in this minivan. This is one family’s true story of identity, trust, and transformation.

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UNDERMINE BENEATH CANADA’S GHOST TOWNS, 17min., Canada, Documentary

Directed by Francois Desrocher

An abandoned mine explorer visits two of the largest ghost towns in Canada and enters the long abandoned mines under them to see what remains.

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


THE STORY OF PEMA, 5min., Canada, Documentary

Directed by Martin Buzora

The breathtaking story of a young Tibetan nomad and her epic seasonal journey across the mountains of Amdo Region, Tibet.

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ONE MORE DAY, 13min., Canada, Documentary

Directed by Brenda Grzetic

It documents the experiences of a woman Correctional Officer – Lisa Snook – who worked for 25 years in Corrections and retired from Her Majesty’s Penitentiary for men in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. It follows her on her last day of work as she reflects on the gendered interactions between correctional officers, prison management and inmates, and the coping strategies that she developed at a young age.

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BEYOND THE GUN, 22min., Canada, Documentary

Directed by Danielle da Silva & Jeffrey Garriock

From award-winning Photographers Without Borders, Beyond The Gun is a short documentary that follows photographer Damari McBride on assignment for for Nourish NPO as he discovers the complexities behind combating the poaching epidemic in South Africa.

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