Film is dead. So, what better way to give it a proper send off than to watch Bill Morrison’s haunting Light Is Calling, in which the filmmaker manipulates and elevates the 1926 silent film The Bells into a dreamlike meditation on random romantic encounters.
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The 19th annual Bradford International Film Festival is hosting a Stan Brakhage tribute, an Austrian experimental film retrospective featuring films by Peter Kubelka, plus movies by Robert Todd, Calvin Reeder and more.
The 24th annual Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival is screening Lewis Klahr’s The Pettifogger, plus films by Jesse McLean, Clint Enns, Ken Jacobs and more.
Montreal’s Festival du Nouveau Cinema is hosting the FNC Lab with films by Marie Losier, Chick Strand, Guy Maddin, Christina Battle and more.
Film journalist and festival programmer Mike Plante has collected an amazing array of short films for his Cinemad Almanac.
The Sydney Underground Film Festival is screening Craig Baldwin’s Mock Up on Mu, Mike Davis’ Sex Galaxy, two short animations by Martha Colburn and more.
Underground film buying tips for the holidays, including Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea, Unspeakable, Half-Cocked, Random Lunacy and American Messiah.
Horror and underground are perfect together, so watch this great collection of films by Damon Packard, Usama Alshaibi, Bill Morrison and more.
Other Cinema is having a special Experiments in Terror 2 screening for Halloween, which includes films by Damon Packard, J.X. Williams, Bill Morrison and more.
Australian filmmaker Stefan Popescu has launched the first Sydney Underground Film Festival and is screening films by Martha Colburn and Peggy Ahwesh.