EXPERIMENT 120 / Experimental films
Short programme of experimental films for children to be presented May 1st by the Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival
May 1st 2022, the Experiment 120 programme will present for the first time a short programme on the West coast of the USA with a short selection of films by Walter Duncan & Marie-Pierre Bonniol, Nicole Wegner, Johanna Thompson, Damien Tran and Gloria Vilches for all audiences. The programme has no dialogs and can be watched by people of all languages.
Programme – 20 minutes + Q&A
Korridor, Walter Duncan & Marie-Pierre Bonniol (Germany, 2020, 1’16), in presence of the filmmakers
Wuup Wolgawahn, Nicole Wegner (Germany, 2008, 4’25), North American premiere
Cryptomom, Johanna Thompson (Germany, 2020-2021, 5’20), North American premiere
Comme le canard, Damien Tran (France, 2021, 2’35), North American premiere
Persona, Gloria Vilches (Spain, 2019, 2’44), North American premiere
Playground, Walter Duncan & Marie-Pierre Bonniol (USA, 2022, 1’55)
Programme curator: Marie-Pierre Bonniol
Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival: Dan Bennett
Image credits: Walter Duncan & Marie-Pierre Bonniol, Nicole Wegner, Gloria Vilches courtesy of the artists, Damien Tran courtesy of Un je-ne-sais-quoi
With the support of AG Kurzfilm
Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre, 5636 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
The festival will present a programme from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., our program will be presented at 2 p.m. Walk in & out is encouraged and all cool. All films of that afternoon are for all ages. Prior online reservation is required (see link above).
Experiment 120 is an itinerant programme of experimental films for young audiences initiated by artist and curator Marie-Pierre Bonniol in the spring of 2020. Exploring 120 years of experimental films, Experiment 120 offers perspectives of different types of film expressions in historical programmes, which also include animated films, video art, documentations on artworks and films made by children.