Short Film: WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER? , 18min., USA, Drama

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The story of an unlikely friendship between a Holocaust survivor and a young African American boy who meet at the park on an ordinary afternoon. The kid is waiting for his Mom to pick him up from school, but on that day she doesn’t show up, and his phone dies. The Holocaust survivor notices that the kid has been waiting for a while. He asks him if everything is ok. The kid responds that he doesn’t know what happened to his mom. She is late, and his phone is out of battery. The survivor offers his phone so he can call his mother. The kid immediately notices a number on the old man’s arm. He thinks to himself, “that’s a boring tattoo.” The kid calls his mother and finds out that she got into a car accident, and she will be delayed in picking him up. The survivor stays with the boy until the mother shows up. The kid notices the number tattooed on the survivor’s arm, which leads to a whole conversation about the survivor’s past which includes a dramatic flashback to how he survived. An emotional connection is made between the Holocaust survivor and the African American kid, and a lesson in history is shared between the two. The mother arrives to the park, and the survivor’s son comes to the park looking for his Dad because it is unusual for the old man to stay at the park for so long. The four of them share a warm moment. We learn that each one of us indeed, has a number…

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HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: August 2019 LGBT FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
BEST FILM: DOST
BEST PERFORMANCES: DOST
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: CRUSH
BEST MUSIC: AB LIB
THEME: Choices

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterTURN IT AROUND, 9min., Netherlands, LGBT/Drama festival posterCRUSH, 16min., USA, LGBT/Thriller
festival posterAD LIB, 7min., USA, LGBT/Romance festival posterGAMERS, 10min., USA, LGBT/Drama
festival posterCHANDELIER, 9min., Greece, LGBT/Comedy festival posterDOST, 41min., Netherlands, LGBT/Drama

The theme of the August 2019 LGBT Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Choices”.
Each film was about a character(s) who has a gigantic, life altering choice to make.
The 8th event of the Los Angeles festivals in 2019.
4 more festivals to go in Toronto this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: JULY 2019 ACTION/FANTASY/HORROR/SCI-FI/THRILLER FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: NOW

BEST PERFORMANCES: THE MONSTER

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: THIS IS FINE

BEST MUSIC: SLASHED!

THEME: Reborn

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterLOST AT SEA, 16min., USA, Thriller/Mystery

festival posterI’M SORRY, 4min., USA, Horror/Found Footage

festival posterTHIS IS FINE, 7min, USA, Sci-Fi/Drama

festival posterSLASHED!, 8min., UK, Horror/Comedy

festival posterNOW, 16min, USA, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

festival posterTHE MONSTER, 11min., Horror/Thriller

festival posterNOMADIC CLOUD, 5min., Sci-Fi/Animation

festival posterTHE DUMPSTER ROOM, 11min., USA, Horror/Thriller

The theme of the July 2019 LA Action/Horror/Sci-Fi/Thriller Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Deceiving Appearances”.

Each film was about a character or situation of nothing appearing what it seems.

The 7th event of the Los Angeles festivals in 2019.

5 more festivals to go in LA this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo

The Dumpster Room Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from LA Festival July 2019

THE DUMPSTER ROOM, 11min., USA, Horror/Thriller

Directed by Christopher Kadima

Gabi, a college student discovers a dead body in her building garage. Scared and confused she decides to drive away from the building not knowing that she has already become a prey.

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

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Slashed! Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from LA Festival July 2019

SLASHED!, 8min., UK, Horror/Comedy

Directed by David Rawlings

After failing to kill a young girl in the woods, an ageing axe murder struggles to accept his glory days may be behind him.

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

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HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: JUNE 2019 DRAMA & COMEDY FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:

BEST FILM: ELI

BEST COMEDY: PLEASURE PALS

BEST PERFORMANCES: SCATTERED

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: ELPIDA

BEST MUSIC: MEMORY BOX

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival posterSCATTERED,9min., Canada, Comedy

festival posterPLEASURE PALS, 10min., USA, Comedy/Animation

festival posterBIG BOOOM, 4min., Russia, Drama/Animation

festival posterELI, 11min., UK, Drama

festival posterELPIDA, 7min., 7min., USA, Drama/Sci-Fi

festival posterMEMORY BOX, 11min., USA, Drama

festival posterA ROOMBA’S TALE, 5min., USA, Comedy

festival posterTHE SERPENT IN THE APPLE, 18min., USA, Comedy/Documentary

festival posterT.I.M: This Is Me, 4min., UK, Drama

The theme of the June 2019 DRAMA & COMEDY Feedback Film Festival in Toronto was “Reinvention of the Soul”.

Each film was about a character who reinvents themselves to a new purpose.

The 6th event of the Los Angeles festivals in 2019.

6 more festivals to go in LA this year.

See you at the festivals.

– Matthew Toffolo