Female Film Festival: Monday March 19th – Toronto

The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2018.. 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. Showcasing a festival twice a month in Toronto in 2018!

Tickets for 2018 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Purchase your tickets online via Paypal or Credit Card. Tickets are first come first serve. 

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 atfestivalevent@wildsoundfestival.com and we’ll reserve seats for you.

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 70 out of its last 72 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


IMITATION, 16min., Poland, Drama 
Directed by Maria Magdalena Jeziorowska

“Imitation” presents a world of deepening madness, which turns out to be the cause of the loneliness and sense of mental alienation. The madness of the main character, which is eccentric seamstress, pulls the viewer into a dark reality. Man is objectified in a symbolic mannequin, thus creating an imitation of what’s human.

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DINNER FOR TWO, 15min, Taiwan, Drama/Relationship
Directed by Elen Ji

Newly-wed housewife Xiao Xiao suppresses her desire for eating meat, in order to meet the convenience of her vegetarian husband A-Liang. One day on Xiao Xiao’s birthday, she receives a piece of complimentary steak, which brings up a series of conflicts in her marriage.

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GIRL AT THE DOOR, 12min, South Korea, Drama 
Directed by Song Joo-Sung

Hye-ri lives with her father, who turns into a violent person when he is inebriated. Unlike her submissive mother and little brother, Hye-ri learns the armbar maneuver from her boxing coach to get the upper hand.

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SECOND ACT PROGRAM


THROUGH THE SUPERMARKET IN FIVE EASY STEPS, 9min, Finland, Dance 
Directed by Anna Maria Joakimsdottir-Hutri 

In this dance film a family tries to manage through the weekly grocery shopping without disintegrating. The moment they enter the supermarket the children go off in separate directions and the parents face the ovewhelming load of merchandise under the time pressure of a closing store.

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MWAH, 12min., Iran, Drama
Directed by Sara Soheili

Five pregnant women sit in their doctors waiting room, their unborn babies inside of them carry on conversations about their life inside their mommy’s belly and even about their futures outside of the womb…. but will they all have a future… that’s the real question.

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I SEEK ASYLUM, 10min., UK, Crime/Drama
Directed by Anna Southgate

Based on actual asylum interviews, the film shows what faces survivors of trafficking and torture when they come to the UK.

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DYING FOR A LIVING, 13min., UK, Documentary 
Directed by Adriana Falcinelli

A sensitive, contrasting portrait of Shaun Morris, a 57 year old extroverted undertaker living hand-to-mouth in Southampton. Surviving on a zero hours contract, the opportunity of a permanent job appears which could change his life dramatically.

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The FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival is back for 2018.. 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

Short Film: IMITATION, 16min., Poland, Drama

 

Imitacja kadr 3 1“Imitation” presents a world of deepening madness, which turns out to be the cause of the loneliness and sense of mental alienation. The madness of the main character, which is eccentric seamstress, pulls the viewer into a dark reality. Man is objectified in a symbolic mannequin, thus creating an imitation of what’s human.

News & Reviews
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 9, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Poland
  • Country of Filming:
    Poland
  • Film Language:
    Polish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color

Female Film Festival: Thursday Feb. 1st – Los Angeles

he FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival coming to Los Angeles.. Our LA home is Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas, located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles (beside the Staples Center) at 1000 W Olympic Blvd.. The event runs from 7pm to 9:10pm.

Showcasing the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Shesput Wilson.

Tickets for are FREE or PAY WHAT YOU LIKE. Reserve your tickets online.

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 atlatickets@wildsoundfestival.com and we’ll reserve seats for you. 

You can pick up the tickets on the day of the event at the cinema. Tickets are first come, first serve.  NOTE: Festival every single month in 2018.

Here is the full program of films. Festival starts at 7pm sharp!

FORGOTTEN FLORA, 5min., USA, Animation/Drama 
Directed by Reanna Miller

A short, 2D animated film about a successful businesswoman named Megan living in the big city. With work life becoming harder and harder to say no to, Megan forgets to nurture the important things in life and gets a thorny wake up call.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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MADEIRA, 14min., USA, Drama
Directed by Kaitlyn Fae

An ex-couple meets to sign divorce papers over dinner and wine. As the night progresses, it becomes increasingly apparent one of them has something up their sleeve.

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PAPER PALACES, 6min., USA, Drama
Directed by Heath Harris

Paper Palaces is a film about a teenage boy named Charlie (played by Emmy winning actor Austin Trace), during the onset of schizophrenia. Tormented and unable to tell reality from fiction, Charlie begins to believe his mother is out to get him. Taking matters into his own hands, Charlie finds a gun in the spare bedroom.

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THE FBI BLEW UP MY ICE SKATES, 7min., USA, Animation/Drama
Directed by Sara Zia Ebrahimi & Lindsey Martin

Based on a true story, the film tells a story from the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1980 from the perspective of Haleh, an eight year old who just wants to enjoy her ice skates. The film raises questions about the human cost of surveillance and the criminalization of immigrant communities, linking past policy decisions with current national discussions around security and xenophobia.

CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

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AN ACTOR PREPARES, 4min., USA, Comedy
Directed by Ani Cohen

An ode to “An Actor Prepares” by Constantin Stanislavsky as a how-to instructional… Or more like a how-not-to.

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2017 FEMALE Directed Short Films (72)

A Film Freeway Preferred Festival:

 

festival posterCHRISTINE, 10min, USA, LGBT/Coming of Age

festival posterORACLE, 3min., USA, Music Video
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festival posterTHE BLUE BUTTERFLY, 5min., China, Animation
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festival posterBARRY THE BLOBFISH, 2min., USA, Animation
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festival posterPINK BUBBLES, 3min., Taiwan, Animation
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festival posterCHRYSALIS, 7min., Singapore, Animation
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festival posterPURRS AND ‘OL MAN BLUES, 2min., Canada, Animation
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festival posterKILLING US SOFTLY, 5min., Australia, Music Video
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festival posterWE DID NOT FALL FROM THE SKY, 26min., UK, Experimental/Relationship
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festival posterIN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, LGBT/Animation
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festival posterMASQUERADING: TO HELL AND BACK, 13min., South Africa, LGBT/Documentary
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festival posterREBIRTH, 12min, USA, Sci-Fi/Thriller
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festival posterMORNING AFTER 15min, USA, Drama/Romance
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festival posterPOST NO BILLS, 5min, Canada, Animation/Adventure
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festival posterTHE FOREST PRINCESS, 5min, USA, Fantasy/Family
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festival posterTHE BENEFACTION, 27min, USA, Drama
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festival posterFIRM WITH PURPOSE, 5min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterBETWEEN SECONDS, 20min, USA, Romance/Music
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festival posterHEDDA NEEDS HELP, 14min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterFELL, 5min, USA, Drama/Supernatural,
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festival posterMISSING PEACE, 17min., USA, Documentary/Drama
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festival posterTWO, 1min, USA, Fashion/Experimental
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festival posterD’ARLINE, 22min, USA, Drama/Biography
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festival posterLIZ DRIVES, 8min, Australia, Horror
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<festival posterNO WAVE, 11min, Canada, Thriller/Mystery
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<festival posterAMBER, 14min, USA, Thriller/Drama
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<festival posterDOMESTICITY, 4min, UK, Thriller/Drama
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<festival posterPEPITA & MAX, 6min, Family/Animation
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<festival posterUKA, 3min, Spain, Animation/Family
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<festival posterINGENUE-ISH, 10min, USA, Comedy
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<festival posterSUITCASE, 13min, France, Comedy
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<festival posterBAGGAGE, 17min, USA, Comedy
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<festival posterUNICORNLAND, 7min, USA, Comedy/Webseries
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<festival posterDEIGHTIES, 8min, Australia, Documentary/Romance
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<festival posterCOUNTING, 10min, USA, LGBT, Romance
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<festival posterMANEKI-NEKO, 12min, USA, Romance/Comedy
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<festival posterLAST NIGHT WAS A MISTAKE, 15min, USA, Romance/Comedy
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festival posterUNTIL DEATH DO US PART, 8min, USA, LGBT, Documentary
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festival posterMY NAME IS JOAN, 30min, USA, Documentary
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festival posterMAGIC RADIO, 9min, USA, Family/Comedy
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festival posterGRACE & GRIT, 3min, USA, Thriller/Drama
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festival posterWE WERE SWIMMING, 3min, UK, Art/Surreal
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festival posterTHE MAN WHO DOESN’T SLEEP, 15min, Canada, Drama
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festival posterTHE SESSION, 7min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterNO STRINGS ATTACHED, 5min, USA, Music Video
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festival posterKAJAL, 20min, India, Drama
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festival posterMISIEK AND EVE FROM OUTER SPACE, 2min, Poland, Animation/Comedy
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festival posterWAJOOD (SELFHOOD), 13min, India, LGBT, Romance
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festival posterVOICING SILENCE, 3min, UK, Animation
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festival posterFAMILY SHADOWS, 4min, USA, Family/Drama
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festival posterPROCLAMATION PUNCTUATION, 4min, USA, Dance/Fashion
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festival posterEAT ME!, 20min, Bulgaria, Drama/Musical
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festival posterSEEDS, 12min, UK, Thriller/Sci-Fi
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festival posterCARGO, 25min, Netherlands, Documentary/Romance
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BLOSSOM OF MY HEART, 4min, Canada, Experimental/Anti-Romance
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festival posterFANTOME, 13min, Canada, Horror/Drama
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festival posterNOSTOMANIA, 2min, Canada, Experimental
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festival posterIN A WARM DARK PLACE, 10min, USA, Drama/Thriller
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festival posterTHE MAN FROM THE SWIM LANE ASIDE, 15min, Brazil, Drama/Romance
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festival posterBENDED BONDS, 6min, Belgium, Drama
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festival posterRIGHT HERE OR OVER THERE, 16min, France, Drama
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festival posterUNBIND, 5min, Australia, Dance/Experimental
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festival posterLE BELLE FOLIE, 14min, UK, Comedy
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festival posterCONFESSION, 5min, USA, Horror/Thriller
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festival posterTHE WHITE ROSE, 5min, USA, Thriller/Film Noir
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festival posterHAVE A LITTLE FAITH, 12min, USA, Comedy
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festival posterUNCLE ALBERT, 11min, USA, Dark Comedy
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festival posterGEORGE, 7min, USA, Documentary
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festival posterPOKER NIGHT, 11min, Canada, Comedy
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THE SAD MONK, 11min. Germany
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festival posterTHE BODY I LIVE IN, 7min, USA
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festival posterGULMARG – PARADISE ON EARTH, 14min, Australia
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festival posterSNOOT IN THE CITY, 1min, Australia, Animation
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festival posterSUNDAY AFTER, 3min. Canada, Romance/Experimental
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festival posterFOUR DAY WEEKEND, 20min, USA, Romance/Drama
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festival posterPUMPKIN, 15min., USA, Romance/Drama
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festival posterTRUE COPY, 11min, Russia, Thriller/Sci-Fi
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festival posterIM PERFEKT, 7min, Hungray, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
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December 2017 Female Directed & Written Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

festival posterCHRISTINE, 10min, USA, LGBT/Coming of Age

festival posterORACLE, 3min., USA, Music Video
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterTHE BLUE BUTTERFLY, 5min., China, Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterBARRY THE BLOBFISH, 2min., USA, Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterPINK BUBBLES, 3min., Taiwan, Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterCHRYSALIS, 7min., Singapore, Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterPURRS AND ‘OL MAN BLUES, 2min., Canada, Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterKILLING US SOFTLY, 5min., Australia, Music Video
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterWE DID NOT FALL FROM THE SKY, 26min., UK, Experimental/Relationship
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterIN A HEARTBEAT, 4min., USA, LGBT/Animation
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterMASQUERADING: TO HELL AND BACK, 13min., South Africa, LGBT/Documentary
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterREBIRTH, 12min, USA, Sci-Fi/Thriller
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
festival posterMORNING AFTER 15min, USA, Drama/Romance
WATCH Audience FEEDBACK
ACTOREYES OF DAWN – FEMALE Feature Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Sheri Davenport
ACTORLIFE COACH – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Sandy Basran
ACTORTINDERELLA – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Jane Henning
ACTORELIZABETH BENNET IS DEAD – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Edith Woi
ACTORTRUCKER CHIX – COMEDY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Susan Anlage
PRIMORDIAL SILENCE – FANTASY BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Irene Leonardou
ACTORINFECTED ROMANCE – HORROR BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Sarah Kochan
ACTORTHE WORK OF ZOMBIES – HORROR BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Patricia Semler
ACTORMARTYR – THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Diamond Monique Washington
ACTORTHE BREAK IN – THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Carole A. Parker
ACTORSHADOWS AND DEMONS – THRILLER BEST SCENE Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Dominique Mayfair
ACTORSWIPE – TV 1st Scene Screenplay
December 2017 Reading
by Jeff D. Opdyke
ACTORMINNIE NOIR TV PILOT
December 2017 Reading
by Katie Grotzinger
ACTORAN UNCOMMON FAMILY Novel Transcript Reading
December 2017 Reading
by Christa Polkinhorn
ACTOREANIE MEANIE MINIE NO Novel Transcript Reading
December 2017 Reading
by Sandra S. Kerns
ACTORJUST SHUT UP AND DRIVE Novel Transcript Reading
December 2017 Reading
by Chynna Laird
ACTORTHE SAFE WORD Novel Transcript Reading
December 2017 Reading
by Karen Long
ACTORGHOST IN THE PORCELAIN Novel Transcript Reading
December 2017 Reading
by Melissa R. Mendelson
ACTORJUST ANOTHER DESERT SUNSET Novel Transcript Reading
December 2017 Reading
by Nikki Broadwell
ACTORSKYMERGE Novel Transcript Reading
December 2017 Reading
by Deepak Menon
ACTORTHE VIRTUOSO Novel Transcript Reading
December 2017 Reading
by Virginia Bures

Short Film: FORGOTTEN FLORA, 5min., USA, Animation/Drama

Poster

“Forgotten Flora” is a short, 2D animated film about a successful businesswoman named Megan living in the big city. With work life becoming harder and harder to say no to, Megan forgets to nurture the important things in life and gets a thorny wake up call.

Project Links
  •  Website
  •  Facebook
  •  Twitter
  • Film Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Genres:
    drama, comedy
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 28, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital/Animation
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: THE FBI BLEW UP MY ICE SKATES, 7min., USA, Animation/Drama

Skates

Based on a true story, the film tells a story from the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1980 from the perspective of Haleh, an eight year old who just wants to enjoy her ice skates. The film raises questions about the human cost of surveillance and the criminalization of immigrant communities, linking past policy decisions with current national discussions around security and xenophobia.

Project Links
  • Film Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 15, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    5,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    animation
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color