DOCUMENTARY FEEDBACK Film Festival – Thursday November 30, 2017

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2017.. 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 and Amanda Lomonaco. Showcasing a festival twice… Continue reading DOCUMENTARY FEEDBACK Film Festival – Thursday November 30, 2017

Get to know the short film: OCEANIC ALIENS, 6min., USA, Documentary/Wildlife

Short Film played at the November 2017 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival Oceanic Aliens is an internationally award winning short documentary that explores one aspect of how little we truly know about planet earth. More is known about outer space than our very own oceans. This short documentary illustrates just one example of a little known… Continue reading Get to know the short film: OCEANIC ALIENS, 6min., USA, Documentary/Wildlife

Director BIO: Mike Johnson (OCEANIC ALIENS)

Short Film played at the November 2017 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival Director Biography Mike Johnson is a Director of Photography specializing in adventure and outdoor video productions. He travels the world shooting and producing television shows, documentaries, and the occasional corporate video. Mike is also a passionate diver, working in his spare time as a… Continue reading Director BIO: Mike Johnson (OCEANIC ALIENS)

Get to know the short film: LEAD THE PARADE, 15min., USA, Documentary/Society

Short Film played at the November 2017 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival In Lead the parade, The filmmakers embark on an intimate​ ​conversation with Neuroscientist, mental health Specialists Social workers, Economist, Government and thought leaders to explore the impact a child’s early environment on their cognitive, social and emotional development, it will be​ ​premiered on the… Continue reading Get to know the short film: LEAD THE PARADE, 15min., USA, Documentary/Society

Director BIO: Omino Gardezi (LEAD THE PARADE)

Short Film played at the November 2017 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival Director Biography Omino Gardezi is an experimental filmmaker who bridges the gap between film and video art, marrying live action and animation in a composite style all his own. Through his work, he has collaborated with a diverse mix of artists, including African American… Continue reading Director BIO: Omino Gardezi (LEAD THE PARADE)

Get to know the short film: COSPLAY: BEHIND THE MASK, 20min., USA, Documentary/Sci-Fi

Short Film played at the November 2017 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festiva A look into the life of cosplayers who try to shatter the boundaries of reality by transforming themselves into characters from comic books, TV shows, and movies. Hendricksen Armand Director Hendricksen Armand Producer Ashley Morisette Key Cast Ciara Rodriguez Key Cast Taylor Nelms Key… Continue reading Get to know the short film: COSPLAY: BEHIND THE MASK, 20min., USA, Documentary/Sci-Fi

Director BIO: Hendricksen Armand (COSPLAY: BEHIND THE MASK)

Short Film played at the November 2017 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival Director Biography Hendricksen Armand was born in Miami, FL but grew up in the rural town of Immokalee, FL. He first discovered filmmaking in the 9th grade when he took his first TV production class. When realizing he could actually make a career out… Continue reading Director BIO: Hendricksen Armand (COSPLAY: BEHIND THE MASK)

Get to know the short film: PLAYGROUND, 17min., USA, Documentary/Society

Short Film played at the November 2017 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival Afternoons at 4, residents from Lakeview Terrace, a public housing project in Cleveland, gather at their community center to transform their life stories into art and their grief into understanding. They are Brick City Theater, an outreach program for youth that over the years… Continue reading Get to know the short film: PLAYGROUND, 17min., USA, Documentary/Society

Get to know the short film: MISSING PEACE, 17min., USA, Documentary/Drama

Short Film played at the November 2017 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival Missing Peace follows Chloe Jennings-White and Jeremy as they struggle with Body Integrity Identity Disorder. Chloe wishes to be paraplegic, and Jeremy wants to cut off his hands. Chloe is open and public with her disorder, but Jeremy strives to remain anonymous, fearful of… Continue reading Get to know the short film: MISSING PEACE, 17min., USA, Documentary/Drama