HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: September 2021 Female FEEDBACK Film Festival

B>Showcase of the best SHORT FILMS in the world today.

Best Direction: THE BURKES
Best Cinematography: ROAD DOGS
Best Sound & Music: UP TO HERE

Theme of night: Life

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterFINAL DEATHTINATION, 2min,. USA, Animation

festival posterUP TO HERE, 7min., Canada, Comedy

festival posterEVERY LIMERENCE HELPS, 9min., Ireland, Comedy

festival posterWHERE’S GLORIA, 9min., USA, Drama

festival poster2020, 4min., UK, Poem

festival posterROAD DOGS, 11min., Australia, Drama

festival posterTOWED AURORA, 4min,. Spain, Music Video

festival posterTHE BURKES, 15min., Italy, Drama/Family

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

By femalefilmfestival

The irony of this festival is that its goal is to not be around in 5 years time. To eventually not be relevant because there is zero need to have a festival geared for female talent and female stories because the stories presented in Hollywood and around the world are a balanced showcase of the human experience from both sexes. Our goal is to achieve a lot of success and then fold into oblivion simply because there is no need for this festival. This festival was created by the FEEDBACK Film & Writing Festival as a simple reaction to a strong need to showcase female talent from around the world in a more profound way. When putting together the weekly festival, the administration noticed a lack of a female presence in the stories being shown at the festival. A classic example and analogy to the frustration is how the festival noticed that even the smaller roles in a screenplay were written for a man to play. There was zero reason for this in many stories. How a police officer, or a political campaign manager, for example with 3-4 lines in a screenplay was a "HE" character. Why? And these are the screenplays written by the winners! The talented one who have obtained agents and have began/beginning their careers as a writer.

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