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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Twisted Gift

In this film short, Melissa Michaels dances through her healing journey from late stage ovarian cancer to no evidence of disease. Weaving together images from her surgery, chemotherapy, and unique creative process, her story of liberation is transparently shared. Vulnerable, raw, and inspiring, a picture of what is possible when movement becomes medicine and faith… Read more »

The Love of Statues

Inspired by the Automata museum in Souillac, the film uses automata and puppets as human surrogates, and combines original material with found-footage and archive photographs. The idea of hypnosis occurs throughout.

Savvy?

‘Savvy?’ is an experimental English short film that has been made on the lines of a crime fantasy. The basic premise is related to a murder and the film strives to look beyond routine questions (of ‘Who?’, ‘How?’, ‘Why?’ and ‘Where?’) that are normally associated with it. Savio, a contract killer, is apparently raving about… Read more »

Reflection

a man is watching the reflection of his hand on the window glass. and the memories of war time coming to his mind.

Raised in Captivity

This is a video project consisting of hand drawn components, digitally rendered components, and appropriated footage. Sound is both appropriated and self-composed. Spoken-word is written by and spoken by the artist. I strive for destabilization, where a maximalist vocabulary aids in decentralizing the viewer as they optically navigate a schizophrenic environment that seems untethered from… Read more »

Prufrock

A collage film depicting the poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Elliot.

My Home in Gobi

1. A Morning Encounter 2. A Promised Date Tonight 3. Grieving the Loss of a Son 4. The Joy of Reunion 5. The Last Supper 6. Offering Gifts with Songs 7. Reunion of the living and the Dead 8. Drunk in the Snow 9. The Eternal Gobi

Lost

poetic journey through my home town san francisco

Karma

Karma is a short film about some cycles. A story about a hunter, comes out from the waving waters of the sea at the dawn and and arrives to a strange and paradisal lagoon. This lagoon has an old watchtower. The hunter that thinks he has the right for hunting, puts some traps in forbidden… Read more »

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Hypnotism

Hypnotism is The routine story of the people who are involved thoroughly in the modern life and their human identity is manipulated by change in their unconscious mind and seems all felled in a self-made sleep