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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Humberto Braga | United States | 2016 | 9 m Facebook This music video is a visionary journey touching the divine peaks and darkest hells of the human experience. It embodies the dance between life and death, light and dark, good and evil, and, through experiencing the transformation in between, ultimately transcends the polarized boundary …Read more »

Construction Assault

Laura Engelhardt | Germany | 2015 | 7 m ‘Construction assault’ is an essay documentary that examines the building and demolition cycles in Beijing’s periphery. It refers to the phenomena of ‘tuji jianfang’ (construction assault), a local building practice in which houses get built just to be demolished. The narrator travels with Beijing’s subway between the …Read more »

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

Ridden by Nature

Kathi Von Koerber | United States | 2013 | 1 h 5 m “Ridden by Nature”, is a film about humanity’s encounter with the Natural world in her most extreme, critical state. It is a culmination a ten-year collaborative relationship between filmmaker and creator, Kathi Von Koerber and butoh master Atsushi Takenouchi. Kathi Von Koerber began …Read more »

Anexperimentalviralvlog – the Movie Remix # !

Vasco Diogo | Portugal | 2016 | 12 m 52 s A unique short experimental remix of 15 vlog episodes, originally posted on youtube, based upon a reflexion on identity, manipulation, truth and beauty, that blurs popular influences with performance video and video art processes and ideas. Self-representation document made with a DIY spirit and a urge …Read more »


Valeria Buzdygar | Israel | 2016 | 15 m Personal experience translated to the metaphoric form about losing happiness and coming up to search for it again. The film is silent (only music) and experimental. Cast Valeria Buzdygar


Roman De Giuli | Germany | 2016 | 5 m 24 s Facebook An ode to planet earth, solely told with organic fluids and a tiny crystal ball.  Sometimes, the complexity of simplicity makes us fail to preserve the fundament of all we are and all we represent. But reaching awareness is not about the end, …Read more »


Marta Renzi | United States | 2015 | 6 m A friendship nested inside a party. Cast Mica Bernas Caitlin Roben Viewing Instructions


Jorge Romariz | Portugal | 2013 | 7 m A man and a cat live in a house. Through their objects, photographs and paintings the past lingers on and affections are conveyed.

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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