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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Bradley Rappa | United States | 2016 | 6 m 50 s Fall, is a process-oriented, high definition experimental film that incorporates time-lapse digital photography, 16mm contact printing, HD video, and an elaborate sound design to allegorically portray the detrimental environmental costs of rampant and unsustainable technological development. This consumer-driven industrialization is quickly upsetting the balance of a …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 »

[cthorsion scrypt fantomsens]

Chris Boyd | United Kingdom | 2015 | 5 m 28 s Facebook | Twitter Excavating the intimate interrelations between writing and death, a virtual ka-mera scans a phantom shrouded figure in an anechoic chamber. Linear text bursts into an asignifying swarm where the letter C escapes and descends into a presignifying regime, breaks free from its carapace/shroud …Read more »

Time Gaps

Cindy Zhang | United States | 2016 | 9 m The story takes place at a male protagonist who is tired of his mundane routine. From a point, he starts to lose his important items, which makes him suspect that someone is after him. The moment he figures the person who stole his stuff is …Read more »

At Sea

Diane Fellows | United States | 2016 | 4 m 42 s “At Sea” is a remembrance of my father. Remembrance exists between objective observation and intimacy. Events observed, and objects found often trigger a memory, visually and aurally, disconnected from what is experienced in the moment.  “At Sea” presents travels of night-time traffic moving …Read more »


Clement Soo | Australia | 2016 | 4 m A story of three brothers’ disagreement that escalates to their self-destruction as tactical forces show up on their doorstep. Cast Clement Soo Neal Engelbrecht Matthew Victor Pastor Sebastian Bertoli


Derek Coté | United States | 2015 | 12 m 15 s Visual document of the abandoned, Arctic, Soviet utopia of Pyramiden featuring audio recorded on the world’s northernmost grand piano.

The Case of the Deranged Sommelier

Jim Lively | United States | 2016 | 10 m 47 s An experimental art film that is part Film Noir and part slasher flick featuring a wine sommelier that enjoys listening to old episodes of Perry Mason whilst he engages in hand to hand combat with an oil painting. Does he just hate art or …Read more »

Still Mad as Hell

Jim Lively | United States | 2016 | 4 m 45 s The movie “Network” premiered in 1976 and won a slew of Academy Awards including Best Original Screenplay. It also possesses one of the most memorable monologues in motion picture history, when Howard Beale played brilliantly by Peter Finch galvanizes the nation, persuading his viewers …Read more »

Sticks and Stones Trilogy: The Words Spoken, The Words on the Body, The Marks on the Wall

Sienna Reid | United States | 2016 | 43 m 1 s English, Italian with English Subtitles Facebook | Twitter ~It’s not about her. It’s about what they did to her~ Sticks and Stones Trilogy is an artistic, visceral and emotional interpretation of the true story of American student Amanda Knox, who was imprisoned, wrongfully convicted …Read more »