15 NOV - 5 DEC 2021

Behind the Torchlight

Special Events


L’Alternativa and Pulsió Híbrida have teamed up to present a programme of shorts curated by Bryan Konefsky dedicated to all those movie theatres forced to close during the pandemic. For filmgoers worldwide, cinemas—in all their shapes and sizes—are magical, sacred places.


Binary Pitch, by Vladislav Knezevic (7 min, Croacia, 2013)

Behind the Torchlight, by Emily Drummer (8 min, US, 2015)

Teatro Principal, by Bryan Konefsky (4 min, US, 2021)

I Have Been Watching You All Along, by Rawda Al-Thani (10 min, Qatar, 2017)

Detroit Park, by Julie Murray (7 min, US, 2005)

Cinema'a, o de cómo curar el mal de archivo, by Elena Pardo (12 min, Mexico, 2016)

You're Not Listening, by Jeremy Rourke (5 min, US, 2018)

Drive In, by Terri Sarris & Joel Rakowski (2½ min, US, 2015)

Bryan Konefsky, founder and director of the Experiments in Cinema International Film Festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico, will also be one of the panellists at the discussion on funding experimental filmmaking, as part of the 12th Professional Symposium.


  • Wednesday 17 November, 7.30 pm to 9 pm
  • Nook Nook
  • Admission: €5 (including a drink)
  • Free admission for l'Alternativa 2021 accredited professionals (but no free drink)
Bryan Konefsky
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