ROMANCE Festival – Fri. June 12th. 7pm (Chicago)

Continuing to showcase the best of short films from around the world, while maintaining our audience feedback format moderated by Matthew Toffolo. Showcasing a festival three times a month in Toronto in 2020!

Tickets for 2020 are PAY WHAT YOU LIKE.

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 at romance@festivalforromance.com

And we’ll reserve seats for you.

You can always make a tiny donation to the festival to guarantee your seats on the next and skip the lines:

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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 76 out of its last 78 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!

EPHEMERA, 20min., USA, Drama

Directed by Chelses Venkadathu

The story is about a young couple that have been married for ten years. They have a five year old daughter who bonds the family despite the mundanity of their marriage. But a new lifestyle that pushes boundaries might be the unexpected resolution to keep this family bound.

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JILBAB, 4min., USA, Bahrain, Drama/Family

Directed by Jaan Albalushi

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LE COUP, 7min., USA, Romance/Drama

Directed by Kayleb Lee

A couple goes through a relationship.

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THE TRANSACTION 3min., France, Romance

Directed by Matthieu VINEL

In the heart of the Ardèche mountains, an elegant young man drives a 1965 Triumph TR4. On the winding road, he’s having a great time. He looks great behind the wheel of the gleaming car! That’s what this beautiful hitchhiker, picked up on the road, thinks…

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FLORENCE, 16min., USA, Romance

Directed by Emanuele Daga

Florence goes through her days without letting anyone into her world. When someone slips a love letter into her pocket, she decides to branch out, remembering what it is to feel hopeful.

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LIT, 5min., USA, Romance

Directed by Sarah Schuessler

Two childhood friends agree to “get lit” and sleep together on New Year’s Eve.

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