Next Festival Event: Monday Feb. 17th, 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

PHYLLIS AND FRANCESCA 48 YEARS ON, 9min., Australia, Documentary

Directed by Edwina Storie

In 1970, when Australia could barely fathom the idea of lesbian relationships, and homosexuality was illegal, the ABC television show This Day Tonight interviewed young couple Phyllis and Francesca. It questioned them on how they could really know they were lesbians, and looked at the ‘science’ of the time on homosexuality.

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SOLACE, 7min., UK, Documentary

Directed by Giorgio Ghiotto & Seamus Tyrrell

The story we captured is about a retiree who, despite his age, continues to surf on a regular basis. Despite being 70 years old he has not lost his energy and enthusiasm for life.

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HOME, 6min., New Zealand, Documentary

Directed by Benjamin Bryan

A look at what ‘home’ means for South Sudanese refugee Gum Wetnhiak and his family who fled their war torn homeland to start a new life in Melbourne, Australia.

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HER TURF, 18min., USA, Documentary

Directed by Shantel Hansen

This short documentary follows three female football referees as they claim access to a powerful role in a male-dominated industry. Annice Canady was the first female football referee to officiate a NCAA game in 2001.

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


TAOBH LE TAOBH, 5min, Ireland, Documentary

Directed by Kev L. Smith

This film investigates the artistic process of visual artist Matthew Mitchell and his exploration of texture, surface and topography in the Burren, County Clare.

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OMA & OPA, 12min., USA, Documentary

Directed by Steve Buckwalter

Oma and Opa are in their 80’s, but they are still full of life and energy. Their unquenchable personalities shine through as they tell the story of their lives growing up under Nazi occupation in the Netherlands, and getting married and moving to America in their twenties.

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SCHOOL CROSSING, 16min., Columbia, Documentary

Directed by Karla Caraballo-Torres

The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is considered among the worst in Latin American history. While much of the media coverage has focused on the political turmoil in Venezuela, “School Crossing” focuses on an unseen crisis: the education of the next generation of Venezuelan children.

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STARTING LINEUP 8min., Canada, Documentary

Directed by Sarah Baptist

A portrait of the NBA Raptor’s fan community as they wait hours to get into the Jurassic Park screening party.

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