HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: April 2019 Female FEEDBACK Film Festival (Los Angeles)

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: ANDROMEDA

BEST CHARACTERS: AH

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: G(R)O(W)ING UP

BEST MUSIC: WATERMELON

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterSKJEMT BLOD, 6min., USA, Experimental/Music Video

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G(R)O(W)ING UP, 10min., USA, Drama/Romance

festival posterFOR WANT OF A NAIL, 18min., UK, Drama/Comedy

festival posterWATERMELON: A CAUTIONARY TALE, 3min., USA, Animation/Fantasy

festival posterGOD TOLD ME, 6min., USA, Drama/Relationship

festival posterAH, 8min, India, Drama

festival posterMY BROTHER, 9min., Canada, Drama/Family

festival posterANDROMEDA, 15min., USA, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

The theme of the April 2019 FEMALE Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Innocense Lost”.

Each film was about something or someone losing their idealism.

The 4th event of the Los Angeles festivals in 2019.

8 more festivals to go in LA this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

WATERMELON: A CAUTIONARY TALE Short Film – Audience Feedback LA Female Film Festival in April 2019

WATERMELON: A CAUTIONARY TALE, 3min., USA, Animation/Fantasy

Directed by Kefei Li, Connie Qin He

After a boy accidentally swallows a watermelon seed, weird things start to happen.

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Skjemt Blod Short Film – Audience Feedback from LA Female Film Festival in April 2019

SKJEMT BLOD, 6min., USA, Experimental/Music Video

Directed by Gwenmarie White

Filmmaker uses what she has coined “girl kvlture” as a vehicle for meditation on American brutality. The orchestral black metal adaptation of Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” takes advantage of the tension between the sounds and images of pop culture and metal culture to call attention to larger aspects of violence and pleasure.

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My Brother Short Film – Audience Feedback from LA Female Film Festival in April 2019

MY BROTHER, 9min., Canada, Drama/Family

Directed by Myriam Kamel

Youness wants to introduce his Canadian girlfriend to his family, but the cultural differences between his north american lifestyle and his family’s conservative values makes this acquaintance more difficult than planned.

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God Told Me Short Film – Audience Feedback from LA Female Film Festival in April 2019

GOD TOLD ME, 6min., USA, Drama/Relationship

Directed by Letia Solomon

Although deeply drawn to each other, Reggie and Felicia grapple with the toxic nature of their relationship in one evening after a nice night out in the parking lot.

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For Want Of A Nail Short Film – Audience Feedback from LA Female Film Festival in April 2019

FOR WANT OF A NAIL, 18min., UK, Drama/Comedy

Directed by Lucy Joan Barnes

Inspired by writer Nick’s own struggles with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Intrusive Thoughts, but reconfigured and extrapolated to a more severe ‘worst case scenario’ “For Want of a Nail??” follows Marty, who attempts to live out a ‘perfect day’. As the story unfolds it becomes apparent that his range of intricate routines have been compounded by a succession of deaths in the family. Now, with only his twin sister left, Marty has found himself seeking to finally, once and for all, dispel the urges and paranoia that drive the compulsions which are seriously affecting his life – and, in his mind, stop his sister from dying

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