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Winning LGBT Short Screenplay: CONVERTED by Dana Quercioli

Genre: Comedy Andy McCloskey escaped gay conversion therapy to become a drag queen, going from pray-the-gay-away to slay all day. CAST LIST: David: Neil Bennett Dr. Tomassini: Charles Gordon Narrator: Sean Ballantyne Andy: Kevin P. Gabel Deven: Amber Copeland Danny: Ryan Singh ****** Producer: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Director: Kierston Drier Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editor: Kimberly Villarruel Camera Op: Mary Cox

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HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: April 2018 LGBT FEEDBACK Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST FILM: THE FRUIT MACHINE BEST PERFORMANCES: MATTHEW BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: CHRICKLE BEST MUSIC: BOY Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: THE FRUIT MACHINE, 16min., Canada, LGBT/Drama BOY, 9min., USA, LGBT/Drama CHRICKLE, 7min., Sweden, LGBT/Experimental MATTHEW, 6min., USA, LGBT/Family YOURS FAITHFULLY EDNA WELTHORPE (MRS), UK, Animation/Comedy VOWS, 4min., USA, LGBT/Animation The theme of the… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS: April 2018 LGBT FEEDBACK Film Festival

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LGBT Film Festival – Thur. April 26th

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… Continue reading LGBT Film Festival – Thur. April 26th

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Short Film: YOURS FAITHFULLY EDNA WELTHORPE (MRS), UK, Animation/Comedy

Multi award winning and BAFTA nominated director Chris Shepherd (Dad’s Dead, The Ringer) directs a short animation in tribute to Joe Orton (Entertaining Mr Sloane, Loot) to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. Voiced by Alison Steadman (Gavin and Stacey, Abigail’s Party) and Robin Sebastian (Hancock’s Half Hour, Babs). Joe Orton would write letters… Continue reading Short Film: YOURS FAITHFULLY EDNA WELTHORPE (MRS), UK, Animation/Comedy

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Director BIO: Luke Willis (MATTHEW)

Director – Luke Willis Director Statement The inspiration for this project came from my own upbringing in the “deep south” and my experience of the many levels of subtle and some other less subtle displays of racism and prejudice. It was a very confusing and difficult culture to grow up in as a gay male. This… Continue reading Director BIO: Luke Willis (MATTHEW)

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Short Film: MATTHEW, 6min., USA, LGBT/Family

A teenage boy is figuring out his own sexual identity when his conservative southern grandfather teaches him a lesson about who he can and cannot date. Film Type: Short, Student Genres: Youth, LGBT, LGBTQ, Black, African American, Drama, Family, Race Runtime: 6 minutes 2 seconds Completion Date: January 10, 2017 Production Budget: 100 USD Country… Continue reading Short Film: MATTHEW, 6min., USA, LGBT/Family