5th Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film and Video Festival 2014: THE FIRST TIME
19-23 November 2014 in Kuala Lumpur
Lostgens Contemporary Artspace 8, Jalan Panggung, 3rd floor
Petaling Street Art House, 54, Jalan Sultan
Gospel Hall Kuala Lumpur, 3, Jalan Hang Jebat
FINDARS, 8, Jalan Panggung, 4th floor
The theme of this year’s international festival of experimental cinema is The First Time.
The program includes: KLEX open programmes, international guest
programmes, video installations and audio-visual performances in
collaboration with three different spaces, all within walking distance
from one another.
KLEX 2014 has received over
170 submissions from its open call, including works from Australia,
Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Japan,
Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, UK, USA . From
these submissions, the curatorial committee has selected 37 experimental
short films to create three KLEX Open Programmes and two single-channel
cooperation with the 64th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale
2014) and the Goethe-Institut Malaysia, there will be two special
screenings of the program Berlinale Shorts Go Abroad, curated by Maike Mia Höhne.
Sat, 22 Nov at Lostgens Contemporary Artspace
Admission by donation
2:00pm: Berlinale Shorts I
3:45pm: Berlinale Shorts II
The Berlinale Shorts
are a forum for the short form in the Berlin Film Festival, a place for
films, which do not compromise, and which take an undisguised look at
the present. The 10 short movies from different countries deal with very
The program will be introduced by Dr. Torsten Schaar, UPM.
The Open Programs also include films of the video program Looking at the Big Sky,
which was produced by the Goethe-Institut in cooperation with the
University of the Arts in Braunschweig, the Arts University for Media in
Cologne and the Academy of the Arts in Munich. The films deal with
hopes and utopias, big ideas and illusions and were curated by the inter
media art institute in Düsseldorf.
For the full KLEX 2014 programme, please download from the link below.