About KLEX

KLEX is a fully independent, artist-run grassroots international festival of experimental cinema founded in Malaysia in 2010. KLEX aims to serve as a platform to introduce contemporary experimental cinema from the region and worldwide to the Malaysian audience and to cultivate understanding, learning, friendship and exchange among local, regional and international experimental cinema communities.

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  • October, 28 2014

    KLEX 2014: “The First Time”
    19-23 November 2014
    Venues: Lostgens’ Contemporary Artspace, Petaling Street Art House, & FINDARS

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    Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film & Video Festival (KLEX), an artist-run, grassroots international festival of experimental cinema, is back with its fifth edition, “KLEX 2014: The First Time”, 19-23 November 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. KLEX aims to serve as a platform to introduce contemporary experimental cinema from the region and worldwide to the Malaysian audience and to cultivate understanding, learning, friendship and exchange among local, regional and international experimental cinema communities. The festival includes: KLEX open programmes, international guest programmes, video installations, and audio-visual performances.

    The festival will be collaborating with three different artist-run, independent art spaces, all within walking distance from one another: Lostgens’ Contemporary Artspace, Petaling Street Art House, and FINDARS.
    IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to unforeseen reasons, all events initially scheduled at Petaling Street Art House will move to Gospel Hall Kuala Lumpur.

     

    KLEX 2014: KLEX OPEN PROGRAMMES
    KLEX 2014 has received over 170 submissions from our open call, including works from Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, UK, USA and more. From these submissions, the curatorial committee of Andrew Stiff, Azharr Rudin, Chong Keat Aun and Kok Siew Wai has selected 37 short videos to create three KLEX Programmes.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/661315620654564/

     

    KLEX 2014: INTERNATIONAL GUEST PROGRAMMES (GERMANY, FRANCE & THAILAND)
    KLEX 2014 will also showcase three guest programmes from Germany, France and Thailand. Two Berlinale Shorts programmes from the prestigious 2014 Berlin International Film Festival, curated by Ms. Maike Mia Höhne and introduced by Dr. Torsten Schaar, Universiti Putra Malaysia; the Filmvirus programme from Thailand, curated and introduced by Wiwat Lertwiwatwongsa; and lastly, an Africa-focused programme curated and introduced by Parisian curator and Lowave’s Silke Schmickl.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/551966088280585/

     

    KLEX 2014: AUDIO-VISUAL PERFORMANCE
    Catch our popular audio-visual performances of experimental sound and moving images on 21-22 November by local and international artists: Augustine Mok (Hong Kong), Chong Keat Aun, Yii Kah Hoe, Dharma (Singapore), Game of Patience (Singapore/Malaysia), Goh Lee Kwang, Wong Eng Leong, HKPT, Syed Kamran Ali (Singapore), Yong Yandsen and Kok Siew Wai.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/336546409867124/

     

    KLEX 2014: THE HEART ATTACK OF HONG KONG
    A timely Hong Kong special programme focusing on art activism, social movement and community art, “The Heart Attack of Hong Kong” programme is co-organized by the Petaling Street Art House (PSAH) and facilitated by Chong Keat Aun. This programme includes an artist’s workshop, a talk and two film screenings with Augustine Mok Chiu Yu and Banky Yeung Ping Kei from Hong Kong (in person). The talk and artist’s workshop will be conducted in Chinese. Interested individuals can contact the PSAH directly:
    https://www.facebook.com/petalingstreet.arthouse
    https://www.facebook.com/events/662590180528279/

     

    We hope to see you at the festival, and please spread the word!

     

    PS: For full festival schedule, please click here. For details of each programme, please check the respective Facebook pages.

Producers & Partners

Producers
Cooperative Partners
Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film& Video FestivalStudio in Cheras Kuala Lumpur Goethe InstitutNew Era CollegeFaculty Of Creative Multimedia, MMU Findars


Special Thanks

Signe de NuitFilmVirus

Japan Foundation

The Korean Society of Media & Arts
Hong Kong Arts Centre

Petaling Street Art House

Friends of KLEX

Filmklasse HBK Braunschweig

Signal Culture Bangkok Experimental Film Festival

Port Actif SVP2 - Spread Videoart Project Second Aspect
School Of Creative Media