EIC 15.1 (2020)

Experiments In Cinema v15.1 was to be held April 14–18, 2020 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Due to the Covid-19 virus, we had to cancel the festival, but it wasit available online June 1–22, 2020. Here are just a few of the films that were part of EIC v15.1.
Download a .pdf of the entire EIC v15.1 program here.



by Helen Anna Flanagan, 10:50 minutes, 2019, Ukraine. An artistic investigation into the cult of the athletic body in Soviet culture.


by Patrick Jenkins, 4:37 minutes, 2017, Canada. An abstract movie about the relentless cycle of life, including growth, decay, wonder and awe.

by Helen Kirwan, 20:40 minutes, 2019, United Kingdom. A montage of my solo walking journeys in the remote Aral Sea region of Uzbekistan and the cedar forests of Lebanon.



by Cecilia Araneda, 3:50 minutes, 2019, Canada. A pathway through time captures the changing of seasons and the evanescence of love. Mer Bleue was shot on 16mm and video at the Mer Bleue bog in Ottawa, Canada.




by Belit Sag, 7:06 minutes, 2018, Turkey. This film is constructed from images shot between 2015 and 2016 in Cizre, a Kurdish dominated town on the Syrian border in Turkey.



by Abdoul-Ganiou Dermani, 4:40 minutes, 2017, Togo. This work explores the relationship between skin color and the color black.


Founder/Director – Bryan Konefsky

Technical Director – Melinda Kowalska
Design/Workshop Coordinator –Beth Hansen
Hospitality Director – Ren Adams

Youth Program Director – Nina Shoenfeld

Yearbook Editors – River Quane, David Camerana,     Angie Beauchamp, Beth Hansen

Print Traffic Controller – Nichole Hoch

Special Projects Coordinator – Peter Lisignoli

House Manager - Jenette Isaacson


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Experiments in Cinema is an annual project hosted by Basement Films. Basement Films is a 501-c3, non-profit organization. This project is made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.