March 2021 New York Feedback Festival – Highlights and Videos

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
Best Feature Film: RESCUE STORY – SAVING COMPANION ANIMALS
Best Short Film: SMALL FOOTPRINTS: CRAFTING AN ECO-LODGE IN WILD ALASKA
Best Cinematography: THE NAMELESS CALL – INSIDE COSTA RICA
Best Sound & Music: PARADISE WON’T PROTECT ITSELF

Theme of night: New world. New environment.

NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:

festival poster SMALL FOOTPRINTS: CRAFTING AN ECO-LODGE IN WILD ALASKA, 40min., USA, Documentary
festival posterTHE NAMELESS CALL – INSIDE COSTA RICA, 5min., Italy, Documentary
festival posterPARADISE WON’T PROTECT ITSELF, 13min., Australia, Documentary
festival posterRESCUE STORY – SAVING COMPANION ANIMALS, 64min., USA, Documentary

The beginning of a (temporary) new era.

See you at the festivals. Whenever that happens!

– Matthew Toffolo

Author: 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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