Keyword: experimental

Self/Less (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/26/2015

Timecode (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 04/27/2000
On a quadruple-split screen, four separate, improvised storylines -- each shot in a continuous, feature-length take and set against a backdrop of the Los Angeles film industry -- unfold simultaneously in real time, building to a final, climactic moment in which they all unexpectedly come together. Among the 20-odd main characters, four stand out: a philandering movie executive and his exasperated...
Adieu au langage

Adieu au langage (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country. The seasons pass. The man and woman meet again. The dog finds itself between them. The other is in one, the one is in the other and they are three. The former husband shatters everything. A second film begins: the same as the first, and yet not. From the human race...
Errors of the Human Body

Errors of the Human Body (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 04/18/2013
Seeking a new laboratory to pursue his controversial genetic research, Dr Geoff Burton takes up a position at the world renowned Institute for Molecular Cell Biology & Genetics in wintry Dresden, Germany. His contribution to their most top-secret project - a human regeneration gene - has the potential to make something miraculous out of a personal tragedy that has haunted him for years. But when...

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton (This Is Stones Throw Records) (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
Headed by founder and world-renowned DJ Peanut Butter Wolf, avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records has consistently released critically acclaimed, left-of-center albums since its founding in 1996. Drawing on live concert footage, never-before-seen archival material, inner-circle home video and photographs and in-depth interviews with the folks who put Stones Throw on the...

Dogville (2004)

Rated: R Runtime: 178 minutes Release date: 03/25/2004
The beautiful fugitive, Grace, arrives in the isolated township of Dogville on the run from a team of gangsters. With some encouragement from Tom, the self-appointed town spokesman, the little community agrees to hide her and in return, Grace agrees to work for them. However, when a search sets in, the people of Dogville demand a better deal in exchange for the risk of harbouring poor Grace and...
Field In England

A Field In England (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/06/2013
During the Civil War in 17th-Century England, a small group of deserters are fleeing from a raging battle through an overgrown field when they are captured. The captor is an alchemist who forces them to help him search for a hidden treasure he believes is buried in the field. Crossing a vast mushroom circle, which provides their first meal, the group quickly descends into a chaos of arguments...

Visitors (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 01/23/2014
In a wordless portrait of modern life, comprised of only seventy-four, black and white shots, humanity's trancelike relationship with technology is explored. A relationship which, when commandeered by extreme emotional states, produces massive effects far beyond the human species.
Go Down Death

Go Down Death (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
These cross-episodic, macabre folktales have been penned by the fictitious writer Jonathan Mallory Sinus. An abandoned warehouse in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, stands in for a decrepit village haunted by ghosts, superstition and disease, while threatening to buckle under rumblings of the apocalypse. Soldiers are lost and found in endless woods. A child gravedigger is menaced by a shape-shifting...
Metallica Through the Never

Metallica Through the Never (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 09/26/2013
As Metallica perform many of their most iconic songs for tens of thousands of devoted fans on a never-before-seen stage created exclusively for the film, Trip is dispatched outside the arena to meet a disabled delivery truck and recover a mysterious item being transported to the show. But the seemingly simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure when his car is hit by an out-of-control driver...

Savages (1971)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 12/31/1971
After chancing upon an abandoned mansion, a band of savages adapt to new social codes and rituals, but fundamental characteristics still survive.

Get Ripped (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 15 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Twenty-year-old Niko and a personal trainer encounter each other daily at their gym, but their contact remains indifferent and silent. As Niko's efforts yield results, a game of manipulation unfolds. Here, we observe he mental decay of a young man set to transform his body.

The Institute (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Welcome to the Jejune Institute, a mind-bending San Francisco phenomenon where 10,000 people became "inducted" without ever quite realizing what they'd signed up for. Was it a cult? Was it an elaborate game? Told from the participants' perspectives, the film looks over the precipice at an emergent new art form where real world and fictional narratives collide, creating unforeseen and often...
Mars at Sunrise

Mars at Sunrise (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
While waiting at a checkpoint in Jenin, Azzadeh - a young Jewish American poet traveling in Israel for the first time - meets Khaled, a Palestinian painter forced from his home in East Jerusalem. Azzadeh accepts a ride from the handsome stranger, whose life unfolds before her as the two come face to face at the next checkpoint with Eyal, the young officer who once interrogated Khaled. Khaled tells...

Eager (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 8 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
This traditional, stop-motion and clay-mation film ballet is a celebration of the moving painting. It presents an uncertain account of what exists somewhere between tragedy and farce.
Dir: Allison Schulnik
With: N/A

Wawd Ahp (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 3 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Dir: Steve Girard
With: N/A
Miron: un homme revenu d'en dehors du monde

Miron: un homme revenu d'en dehors du monde (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/13/2014
Dir: Simon Beaulieu
With: N/A

Pleng khong kao (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
In Thailand, rice is the basis of every meal. Here, the rice cycle is given a musical accompaniment - from the moment the crop is planted in endless, moist fields beneath spectacular cloudy skies until the cooked rice is shared out in temples. In particular, we focus on the harvest celebrations, at which men race on bulls and set off huge homemade fireworks, and women swathed in colorful fabrics...
Dir: Uruphong Rakasasad
With: N/A

Rumstick Road (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
Spalding Gray and Elizabeth LeCompte's composition "Rumstick Road" - a response to the suicide of Gray's mother, which combined recorded conversations, family letters, the writings of Mary Baker Eddy, 35mm slides, music and dance - was performed by the Wooster Group in 1977. Documentarians Elizabeth LeCompte and Ken Kobland have worked with Wooster Group archivist Clay Hapaz to reconstruct this...
Dir: Elizabeth LeCompte
With: N/A

Greenland Unrealized (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 9 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Dir: Dania Reymond
With: N/A

JG (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: 04/15/2014
This 35mm anamorphic film uses a fixed camera and masking, and sometimes divides the screen into thirds. It juxtaposes images of salt, clay, mountains, an awakening armadillo and others to create a surreal effect in an homage to J.G. Ballard's writing and Robert Smithson's sculpture.
Dir: Tacita Dean
With: N/A

Bunda Pandeiro (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 3 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
In Brazilian slang, the two words -- "bunda pandeiro" -- are used to refer to attractive buttocks describing them as a tambourine. The rear end is often recognized as a symbol of sexuality. Here, the lines between gender and race are blurred by reducing each participant to the role of a musical instrument. Traditional sexual roles and racial constructs are eliminated. This "body concert" is a...
Dir: Carlo Sampietro
With: N/A

The Island of St. Matthews (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 64 minutes Release date: 03/05/2014
The African American community of Westport, Mississippi is annually affected by the flooding of the Tombigbee River. In 1973, the raging waters threatened to wash away the entire town, along with countless family heirlooms and photo albums. Today, those waters can still create trouble, but they also unite the community, bound together by flood barriers and baptisms.
Dir: Kevin Jerome Everson
With: N/A

Real Ethereal (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 12 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Composed of stop-motion animation, we go on a journey that transforms everyday physical matter into a phantasmagoric experience. Here, we explore themes of genesis, biology, life, and death by utilizing cotton balls, q-tips, trash bags, shaving cream and other familiar materials, which become re-contextulized and thus transcend their "normal" function.
Dir: Evan Mann
With: N/A

The Grounded (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 74 minutes Release date: 01/09/2014
This is the true tale of an Alaskan wildlife filmmaker's persistent curiosity and quest to test the claims of what appears to be an outrageously simple and "too good to be true" healing concept - physical, bare skin contact with the Earth. New research has started to confirm the unexpected, that the surface of the Earth has healing power, like a gigantic treatment table. He introduces this concept...
Dir: Steve Kroschel
With: N/A