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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Brandon Polanco | United States | 2015 | 14 m Facebook An epic transformation manifests from a seemingly routine interview. As a failed every man begins to work through pages and pages of questions, time elongates. He finds himself tormented, isolated, battling the unknown, ultimately transcending into a heightened reality, discovering a new life between… Read more »

Filament, Filament, Filament

Brandon Doherty | United States | 2016 | 9 m Inspired by Walt Whitman’s “A Noiseless Patient Spider”, we explore their surroundings.


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 »

Space Tourist

Bernadette Salem | United Kingdom | 2018 | 27:05 Facebook An astronaut tour guide originating from the edge of the Universe leads a group of alien space tourists to cities and ancient ruins on Planet Earth. As the temperature warms up, the astronaut becomes increasingly disoriented, forgetting her mission. As her home planet signals, reminding… Read more »

Dl Presents: Comic Con

David C Lettieri | United States | 2015 | 2:00:00 Bengali with English Subtitles A look thru of 2012 comic con This Movie is No Longer Available

Reptilian Calculations

Frank Joseph Zirbel | United States | 2017 | 5:38 Website Experimental Short with Music — ‘Reptilian Calculations’ is a film featuring my (Frank Joseph Zirbel’s) drawing, ‘Quicksand and Quagmire #5.’ This drawing is after Pieter Bruegel’s ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ engravings, 1557. The film is an American/German co-production with the animation/camera having been realized by… Read more »

In An Empty Wood

Chia-Hsin Lee | United States | 2018 | 2:36 This is a poetic animation film on the jealousy of seeing someone succeed in a path you once considered. Cast Hao Feng Writer Chia-Hsin Lee

That Ginger Tea

Yash (age: 35) his mother has succumbed to cancer and has expired the previous night – two of his friends (Vicky & Sameer) have come to console him… but they are shocked to see Yash’s behavior… he is behaving as if nothing serious has happened, and in fact he is joking and seems to enjoy… Read more »


Based on a gnostic poem Trimporphic Protennoia, Descarnado is a performance video about the divine as the transformation of consciousness.

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Tom Knight | United Kingdom | 2016 | 12 m Facebook | Twitter A young man goes for an interview… Cast Matthew Leeson Mark Taylor Eve Harding Roger E Horland Jim Smyth Viewing Instructions