Chris Kennedy

The Initiation Well

3.5 minutes, 16mm, b&w, 2020

The Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, Portugal is a huge estate that has two wells for performing initiation ceremonies built into the ground. This film takes us into one of them. Sound design by Samuel La France.

Selected Screenings:
International Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, May 2020

Michael Sicinski
Tyler Wilson (Brooklyn Rail)