Experimental Doc Program
Discarding documentary formulas and inventing new documentary language, our line-up of experimental and non-traditional short docs will open your eyes and mind to the incredibly diverse ways filmmakers are telling documentary stories. Prepare to be challenged and be ready to discuss these one of a kind films. Curated by Papagena Robbins, Concordia University, Montréal.
Yanqui WALKER and the OPTICAL REVOLUTION
Director: Kathryn Ramey
Kathryn Ramey's experimental doc is about a now-obscure American expansionist, William Walker, who through coercion and military force became dictator of Nicaragua in 1856.
Searching for Dead Dogs
Director: Sook Hyun Kim
This project explores essayistic personal documentary film as an artful, moving, humanly rich form, following the track of grandmother's life story. It starts in the funny, mysterious, and fictional situation, but it suddenly meets political and historical issues with a different kind of logic.
Director: Roger Villarroya
This short film from Spain, part of our Experimental Doc Program, tells a universal story about life.
Director: Jason Jakaitis
Mothersbane is a personal documentary exploring the filmmaker's ambivalent relationship to his mother's physical disabilities and chronicling his attempts to be at peace with her suffering and disfigurement.
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