Watch the POLITICAL Short Film Festival – Jan. 4/5 event

Festival Reviews

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https://www.wildsound.ca/todays-film-festival/videos/jan-4-fest

See the Full Lineup of Films:

THE SEQUENCE, 7min., UK, Drama/Thriller
Directed by Daniel Mars
A war refugee is intercepted by the MI-5 to testify against the very same Warlord he is hunting for the murder of his family

https://www.danielmars.com/
https://www.instagram.com/danniymars/

MONEY TALKS: THE LIMITS OF FINANCIAL INFLUENCE IN POLITICS, 10min., USA, Documentary
Directed by Thomas Chen Hui Gilchrist
The history and importance of governmental regulation of money in United States politics.

LILI, 15min., Puerto Rico, Drama/Thriller
Directed by Brian Rios
A father and daughter must cross the border in order to find a better life, but the daughter cannot speak.

Listen to Podcast Interivew with the Filmmaker: https://www.wildsoundpodcast.com/the-film-podcast-by-wildsound/2022/11/24/november-22-2022-filmmaker-brian-rios-lili

A HAIRCUT, 15min,. China, Drama
Directed by Anran Zhao
High school student Xiao Ruan likes…

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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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