Video Art: 20 Great Experimental Short Films

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Experimental films are quite different form of films that are generally opposed to the mainstream commercial and documentary films. Experimental films are often characterized by the absence of linear narrative, the use of abstracting techniques (out of focus, painting or scratching on film, rapid editing), the use of asynchronous sound or even the absence of any sound track.

The goal is often to place the viewer in more active and more thoughtful relationship to the film.