Chicago Festival Video: November 2022 Event

Showcase of the best FILMS in the world today.

Audience Award Winners:
Best Short Film: THE HANDBOOK
Best Cinematography: SCARLETT O.
Best Performances: SALVAR
Best Animationm: OM NOM NOM….,
Best Direction: OKAY
Best Crime Film: THE BETTER TO EAT WITH YOU

Best Drama Film: THE GUEST

Best Thriller Film: SCARED TO DEATH

Watch the Audience Feedback Video for each film:

SALVAR, 29min., South Korea, Horror


Directed by Sangwook Ahn
Su-hyeong, who visited the shrine after asking around to find his missing mother, meets Grandmother Shin, a shaman, there. She says he was possessed by an evil, so he needs a salpuri(exorcism). In the process, it turns out that he is being chased by debtors due to his mother’s surgery expenses. For finding his mother, he decides to exorcise. However, finding out that the salpuri was an organ extraction surgery performed in the name of saving the spirit in the body, he struggles to get out of it.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


THE HANDBOOK, 8min., USA, Horror


Directed by Brandon Carraway
Two Latter-day Saint missionaries visit the home of a wicked lady.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


OKAY, 22min., Egypt, Horror


Directed by Seif Sayed Abdel Raouf
A young man experiences strange events when his parents send him to their newly bought house.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


HELLSCAPE, 9min., USA, Horror


Directed by Sam Sorenson
A mother searches for the spiritual truth about where her daughter’s soul went after being murdered.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


SCARLETT O., 6min., USA, Horror


Directed by Alexandra Tebano, Dale Johnson
A tortured woman is stuck in the purgatory in her own mind forced to relive the same excruciating moment over and over again.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


THE OLD MAN IN THE ROCKING CHAIR, 20min., USA, Horror


Directed by Niko El Santo Zavero
A young abusive house keeper and an elderly man in a rocking chair become involved in a series of mysterious murderous in an isolated mansion.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


OM NOM NOM…., 3min., Japan, Horror/Animation


Directed by Minato Matsuda, Haruna Ueno, Tomoko Taiga
One day, a hungry dinosaur came across a weird jumping egg in the forest. He swallowed it, and then felt some strange rumblings in his tummy. Well, well, well…

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


FINGER, 7min., Canada, Horror


Directed by Brandon Wickson
After killing his bride on the night of their wedding, a deranged man must come to terms with his guilt.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


THE BETTER TO EAT WITH YOU, 17min., USA, Crime/Thriller


Directed by Paolo Cerrino
A serial killer on the run has to face his own demons and decide if he’s going to turn himself to the police or continue his murderous rampage.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!


SCARED TO DEATH, 5min., UK, Drama

Directed by Flame Brewer Scared To Death is set in 2020 at the start of a pandemic. The psychological thriller/horror follows John Doe, a doomsday prepper. As death rates are starting to rise, John frantically gathers his belongings to rush to his bunker. Before leaving, he returns to grab his lucky charm. On reaching the car he fumbles and drops his mobile phone down a drain. More distraught than ever he rushes to his hidden bunker to lock himself away from the world outside.

Watch the Audience Feedback Video:

https://www.wildsound.ca/videos/scared-to-death-review

THE GUEST, 15min., USA, Drama
Directed by Vignesh ‘Kaushik’ Vaithyanathan
A surprise guest arrives to remind a young Indian bride in America of all she has left behind.

Watch the Audience Feedback Video:

https://www.wildsound.ca/videos/the-guest-review

Author: chicagofilmfestival

Submit your Short Film and get it showcased at the FEEDBACK Film Festival in Chicago. 1 event in 2019. 12 events in 2020. Festival takes place at LOGAN Theatre in downtown Chicago on the 3rd Friday of every single month.

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