TIME TO LEAVE played to rave reviews at the April 2020 NEW YORK FEEDBACK Film Festival. The film was awarded BEST SOUND & MUSIC.
Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?
I was motivated by my own personal experiences of being black in a country that is hostile, suspicious, and judgemental of me because of my skin color. I was also motivated by the many interactions that I have had with law enforcement; the way they tended to, first, harass me or jump to conclusions without bothering to asking questions or get to know my side of the story. Growing up I was never a bad kid. I went to school, did as I was told, and for the most part, stayed out of trouble. My Dad being a former police officer also had a lot to do with me being a good kid and staying out of…
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