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Experiments In Cinema v15.1

Each year, Experiments in Cinema brings together the international community of cinematic un-dependents for a film festival that is designed to connect New Mexico to this exciting international community and to inspire a new generation of moving image artists to recognize the value of their media voices. Unfortunately, this year's festival was cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns. However, we've made the festival available here for you via streaming.

June 1—22, 2020

Although the festival is free, please consider making a tax deductible donation.
All donations will go directly to Guild Cinema (currently closed by the State of New Mexico). Guild Cinema has been our festival's home base for the past 15 years and is Albuquerque's only art house theater. Guild is the only theater in New Mexico that is able to project 8mm, 16mm, 35mm films, as well as, all digital formats.

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Below are the links to this year's Experiments!

Note: there is no Experiment 5, 6, 7, nor 18—certain Experiments were not able to migrate to an online format. The Regional Youth Program will be presented as its own event sometime in the fall.
Download the EIC 15.1 program to read about the festival and see a description of each Experiment.

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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


Experiments In Cinema Festival Directors

Experiments In Cinema
Curatorial Committee

To Be Announced Soon.

P.O. Box 9229
Albuquerque, NM, USA 87119



Phone: 505-916-1635

  • General inquiries about the Festival.

  • Questions concerning submissions.

  • If you plan to attend the festival from out of town, and would like help finding accommodations.


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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.