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

Director BIO: Sara Soheili (MWAH)

Director Biography

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Sara Soheili was born in Mashhad, Iran.
Upon completion of her Bachelor Degree studies in Microbiology, she was graduated from Azad University, Tehran Branch.
Along with her university studies, she attended Acting and Cinema Make-up Workshops at the Association of young filmmakers.
She then started her specialized artistic activities in Movies and Cinema as make-up artist in “Four-Fingered” and “Marriage in extra Time” movies.
In the year 2011, she started acting in “Gashte Ershad” movie and continued this career afterwards in other movies titled “Kalashnikov”, “Night Shift”, “Gashte Ershad 2” and “Kimia” Series.
By making “Mwah“short film in the year 2016, she has shown her willingness to start film production and directing activities along with her acting.

Director Statement

By making this movie I liked to show in a poetic way the sadness of trying to abort. The relationship between women with their embryos is a subject that has always inspired me.

Director BIO: Anna Maria Joakimsdottir-Hutri (THROUGH THE SUPERMARKET IN FIVE EASY STEPS)

Director Biography

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Born in Iceland, grew up in Sweden and lived in Finland since 1997. Directed shorts, TV-dramas and commercials.

Director Statement

I use my own material from life and work with these sometimes painful moments and try to see the moment from a distant perspective.

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.

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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.

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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 Written Novels & Short Stories (22)

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
ACTORNOVEL Transcript – SIMULATION
February 2017 Reading
Written by Ami Blackwelder

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
ACTORTHE CROSSING Novel Transcript Reading
November 2017 Reading
by Katrina Antoinette
ACTORDAY AFTER DISASTER Novel Transcript Reading
November 2017 Reading
by Sara F. Hathaway
ACTORNOVEL Transcript Reading – ORIGINS OF EVE
April 2017 Reading
Written by Kimberly Davis
ACTORDEATH OF A DIVA Novel Transcript Reading
November 2017 Reading
by Brigitte Goldstein
ACTORNOVEL Reading – KILER CONVERSATIONS
October 2017 Reading
by Stephanie Parker McKean
ACTORNOVEL Reading – PRIESTESS OF THE FOREST: A DRUID JOURNEY
October 2017 Reading
by Ellen Evert Hopman

ACTORNOVEL Reading – SNAYGILL: SLITHERY TEMPTATIONS
October 2017 Reading
by Michelle B. Assor
ACTORNOVEL Transcript – COURAGE THE MOUSE
September 2017 Reading
by Cornelia Fick

ACTORNOVEL Transcript – BODIE
September 2017 Reading
by Anne Sweazy Kulja

ACTORNOVEL Transcript Reading – A POOR MAN’S TRUCE
June 2017 Reading
by H.E. Scott

ACTORSHORT Story – MURDER IS A BREEZE
January 2017 Reading
Written by M Maureen Skahan
ACTORSHORT Story – MARIONETTE
January 2017 Reading
Written by Melissa R. Mendelson

ACTORSHORT Story – SHADOWS
January 2017 Reading
Written by Kelly J. Kratz