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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Nation Down

Liam Hendrix Heath | United Kingdom | 2017 | 14:57 Facebook |  Twitter On a strange world locked in a dystopian nightmare, an oppressive regime is met with riots and rebellion. Desperate to suppress chaos, the king triggers a perverse manipulative scheme before risking his dominance in a warped bid for companionship. Cast Tom Lincoln… Read more »

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Subluna

Emmeline Cambrils, Dominique Birraldacci | France | 2017 | 11:40 French with English Subtitles A strange corridor. A lock. Lisa does not go home tonight, she no longer has her home. She is a victim who is imprisoned in another dimension … Who are the ones who play with the life of Lisa? Can a… Read more »

Isle of the Invisible

Kathy Rose | United States | 2017 | 4:29 Poetics in this video were generated by the Japanese Noh Theater…continued by me with a nod to Val Lewton and that which is heard, but Unseen Cast Katarina Poljak Luke Han Han Bit Kang

Follow Me

Dieter – Michael Grohmann | Austria | 2015 | 5:14 The soul is a vast country. The film ‘follow me’ starring Shantala Pepe is solely anchored in this ‘vast country’. Attempting to escape from her inner self-followed by panic attacks as well as quiet moments, the protagonist eventually faces her demons. Afflicted by doubts and… Read more »

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Deadzone

Rafe Karen | United States | 2017 | 21:57 Facebook A surly huntress with an affinity for retro jams and an inquisitive ex-medical student depend on each other’s skills to survive. Cast Jewells Blackwell Kim Whitfield Shaun Kennedy Ryan Christian Writer Rafe Karen Producer Julie Klimberg Rafe Karen

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Doktor

Arie Hirsh | Australia | 2016 | 7:10 Facebook |  Twitter A short expressionist horror film about an elderly man awake during surgery, triggering what seems like a hallucination but is really an allusion of a disturbing future. Writer Arie Hirsh Producer Arie Hirsh Cinematographer Michi Marosszeky Production Designer Robert O’Farrell Editor Simon Njoo Music… Read more »

Clonal Renderings 3: Landscape with Clouds

Peter Sparling | United States | 2017 | 4:14 In the tradition of the fantastic panoramas of satirist Jonathan Swift or painter Hieronymus Bosch, this video landscape is over-populated with a breed of clones that eventually comes unmoored and spins off to other planets. Cast Peter Sparling

Clonal Renderings 2

Peter Sparling | United States | 2016 | 5:27 Composed for the screen as a 3-part canon, Clonal Renderings 2 weaves its cosmic dance with replicas of the same dancer (Sparling) as figures negotiating a landscape of found footage. Propelled by John Adams’s driving score, the three same duets complete their cycles 8 seconds apart,… Read more »

Anonymous

Alec Julien | United States | 2017 | 23:25  Facebook |  Twitter When a mysterious package arrives at the home of an anonymous man, it leads to a series of reflections and premonitions about his life. Incorporating dance and puppetry, this experimental film explores the frustrations of unrealized ambition and the pleasures of strange partnerships and… Read more »

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2084

Jan Chramosta | Czech Republic | 2017 | 3:33 A short vertical film about the power of advertisement and its impact on our lives. Cast Damian Odess-Gillett Writer Vanda Zaplatilkova Producer Janek Cingros