Experimental

Experimental cinema or avant-garde cinema is a mode of filmmaking that rigorously re-evaluates cinematic conventions and explores non-narrative forms and alternatives to traditional narratives or methods of working.

U.S. and foreign films

The English film title, original title, country of origin and production year are listed. Foreign-language films are subtitled in English.

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Structures of Nature

Martin Gerigk | Germany | 2016 | 18:39 German with English Subtitles “Structures of Nature” is an audiovisual journey through the inner worlds of experiences in the form of a three-part interaction between four narrators, twelve violoncellos, emergent sound events, and rhythmicized synaesthetic video sequences. A symbiosis of visual processes as well as natural and …Read more »

Waterfall

Robyn Base | Australia | 2015 | 2:01 A 5-minute video features local water fountains in slow motion, black and white, and screened through an overlay of cracked glass. The molten shapes rise and fall like a 1960’s lava lamp, forming and reforming with a sinuous viscosity. Like memories, the shapes slowly build into identifiable …Read more »

The Twisted Doll

Andrew de Burgh | United States | 2017 | 7:49 Facebook “The Twisted Doll” follows Pooja Chopra, a disturbed young woman whose best friend Sarah sets her up on a date with Jack Gerrard, assistant to crooked real estate tycoon Jeffrey Delap. After the two seemingly hit it off, they start dating. Three months later, chaos enters their …Read more »

Methane Momma

Alain Rimbert | France | 2017 | 39:23 Life on Earth has disappeared because of global warming, greenhouse gas emissions, wars… Survivors wander in space aboard spacecraft. In one of them, MEL, a scientist biologist is sent to retrieve a space module becoming crazy while seeking traces of water on a unknown planet. While MEL seeks the prospecting …Read more »

May I? Remix#

Vasco Diogo | Portugal | 2017 | 3:47 may I ? remix# is the second version of may I dance ?, a video performance/video dance work based on the digital manipulation of non choreographic movements by the performer. Vasco Diogo works on the fragmentaion of the body in its relation to screen space and performance space. An audio-tactile …Read more »

Exoville

Mattias Bäcklin | Sweden | 2016 | 4:02 A City of Ruins brought to life by stagbeetles that have been cocooned under the ground for years developing into fullgrown beetles. They may have survived all the other creatures. Like the insects exoskeleton the city Exoville is both a protective shell and a sufaceexposer. Its inhabitants …Read more »

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Rigger

Dianne Ouellette | Canada | 2017 | 1:30:32 Rigger is a filmmaker’s journey through grief as she remembers her brother who died in a service rig accident in southeastern Saskatchewan through his friends and family. Cast Dianne Ouellette Producer Dianne Ouellette Viewing Instructions

This is What You Should Do

Patrick Müller | Germany | 2017 | 2:08 Whitman’s manifesto for a poetry of supreme engagement – a poetry of the mind, body, and soul – told through LomoKino images. Cast Brian Wilson Viewing Instructions

Stenography

Lee Murray | United States | 2016 | 1 h Stenography is a one hour experimental comedy written in prose and poetry. It was inspired by historical circumstances in Germany in 1923 where revolutionaries from both the left and right fought in the streets of Munich for the soul of Germany and the world. The revolutions failed …Read more »

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Silent City

Stephen Chen | Canada | 2015 | 1 h 50 m 5 s A man on the verge of a mid-life crisis, who goes through his life of routine both stricken and sustained by opera arias which stand in for his thoughts and emotions that only he (and the audience) can hear.   STILLE STADT is …Read more »