Experimental films

Experimental films

Experimental movies: new independent films and classics of experimental cinema that seek new languages and new ways of cinematographic art.

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Experimental films
  • A Page Of Madness

    Movie

    Drama, horror, by Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japan, 1926.
    A page of madness is an independent film shot on a nearly non-existent budget and then lost for forty-five years. Fortunately the director rediscovered it in his archive in 1971. It is a film made by a group of Japanese avant-garde artists, the S...

  • Haxan

    Movie

    Documentary, by Benjamin Christensen, Sweden, 1922.
    Desecration of tombs, torture, demon-possessed nuns and witches' sabbath: Haxan, Witchcraft Through the Ages is an incredibly original and unconventional film that has become legendary over time. Between documentary and dramatic fiction, the fil...

  • The doors of perception

    Movie

    Experimental, by Morgan Menegazzo, Mariachiara Pernisa, Italy, 2019.
    The doors of perception is the personal attempt to evoke a metaphysics of images and light, arbitrarily recalling the dividing structure interposed between the presbyterial area and that reserved for the faithful in the Orthodox...

  • Dementia

    Movie

    Horror, noir, by John Parker, United States, 1955.
    It's night. A woman suddenly wakes up from a nightmare in a seedy hotel in the Los Angeles suburbs. She leaves the room and wanders the neighborhood. She meets a dwarf who sells newspapers with the title "Mysterious Stabbing". In a dark alley, a ...

  • The soul of the belly

    Movie

    Documentary, by Fabio Giovinazzo, Italy, 2018.
    "L'anima nel ventre" is an art film about Claudio Pozzani, a rustling entity of poetic vivacity that sings while narrating. The cinematic work shakes imaginative formulas in which happiness and melancholy coexist, the scenic actions meet with daily p...

  • France, almost a self-portrait

    Movie

    Documentary, by Ilaria Pezone, 2017, Italy.
    Avid cinephile, filmmaker, film essayist, teacher. Who is really Francesco Ballo? Maybe it's all these things together, and more: an Inter fan, a wine expert, a careful jazz lover ... A truly independent filmmaker out of any commercial logic, Francesco ...

  • 12 cm of heel

    Movie

    Short movie, thriller, by Fabio Giovinazzo, Italy, 2018.
    "12 cm heels" is a medium-lenght thriller movie directed by Fabio Giovinazzo where a savage murder catered increasingly to the vogue for the fanciful and the bizarre.

    LANGUAGE: italian
    SUBTITLES: english

  • Lack-hell

    Movie

    Drama, by Stefano Odoardi, Italy, 2014.
    An Angel, inspired by the Duino Elegies of R.M. Rilke, wanders through the ruins of a contemporary Inferno, in a silent and abandoned city, in which a group of damned (20 inhabitants of L'Aquila) is imprisoned. The film, with a visionary approach, is a jour...

  • Lightning part 2

    Movie

    Documentary, by Manuela Morgaine, France, 2013.
    Film in two episodes: a legend - documentary in four seasons. Spring revives Symeon the Stylite, a manic god who lived on top of a column for 40 years. The summer, based on the text of "Dispute" by Marivaux, stages the shocking encounter between two...

  • Lightning part 1

    Movie

    Documentary, by Manuela Morgaine, France, 2013.
    Film in two episodes: a legend - documentary in four seasons. Autumn follows a lightning hunter, associated with Baal, the Syrian lightning god. Winter is committed to analyzing melancholy, the final stage of depression and the ways in which it can ...

  • Abacuc

    Movie

    Drama, comedy, by Luca Ferri, Italy, 2014.
    Abacuc is a biblical prophet who has fallen into a hopeless universe. A wandering and tormented soul that wanders relentlessly in a monstrous city. Squalid architectures oppress him, a squalor follows him everywhere, between the concrete walls or to the ...

  • Ring around the rosie

    Movie

    Short film, by Flavio Sciolè, Italy, 2017.
    Experimental video that reworks an ancestral game.

  • Requiem for a rose

    Movie

    Short film, by Flavio Sciolè, Italy.
    An experimental antifilm by Flavio Sciolè. A requiem for a rose. A man lost in a delirium.

  • Kristo in autumn vertigo

    Movie

    Short film, by Flavio Sciolè, Italy.
    An experimental antifilm by Flavio Sciolè. A Christ surronded by autumn vertigo.

  • Distortion 70

    Movie

    Short film, by Flavio Sciolè, Italy, 2016.
    An optical vocal and visual distortion.

  • Vertigo 70

    Movie

    Short film, by Flavio Sciolè, Italy.
    An optical vertigo with references to the seventies.

  • Like a mirror

    Movie

    Short film, by Antonello Matarazzo, Italy.
    There is no way to escape the portrayal, basically life itself is a sham.

  • Apice

    Movie

    Short film, by Antonello Matarazzo, Italy.
    It has been several years since 1980, when an earthquake devasted Irpinia, South Italy. Although a massive reconstruction, some places, here and there, like dead memories or museums in the open air, can still remind everybody of such a tragedy. The long-...

  • 4B movie

    Movie

    Short film, by Antonello Matarazzo, Italy.
    What do they share, apart from 'B', Beckett, Buster Keaton, Bene and Bergman? They all lead a wide-eyed actress to perceive their own view. The way they shift from physical to metaphysical appearance.

  • Moon zero

    Movie

    Short film, by Antonello Matarazzo, Italy.
    Despite its multiculturalist nature, America is paradoxically the first country in the world of the modern era to highlight the distance between itself and the rest of the world and to manage its problems in an openly conflicting manner.

  • Keep it real!

    Movie

    Short film, by Antonello Matarazzo, Italy.
    In an old abandoned house a girl finds in a trunk a pair of red shoes that make her fantasy fly... her are dreams of a Star.

  • The clear room

    Movie

    Short film, by Antonello Matarazzo, Italy.
    An experimental short film on the nature of the gaze. “I would like a Story of Gaze…” (Roland Barthes)

  • 80 kg

    Movie

    Short film, by Antonello Matarazzo, Italy.
    A dead man = 80 kg of meat, 4 buckets of water, 1 bag salt. Loosely based on “fatzer-fragment”, “Downfall of the Egotist Johann Fatzer” by Bertolt Brecht, it’s a reflection on narcissism and the value of individual strength when applied in opposite direc...

  • Folias para 5

    Movie

    Short film, by Antonello Matarazzo, Italy.
    As a matter of Madness, is to move in circles. And you find yourself still wondering what it is. Declined with good and evil: the madness of love and mad killing spree, act of madness and insane utopia. Madness is the limit beyond the madman. Based on th...