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.

Michael Sicinski
Tyler Wilson (Brooklyn Rail)

Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
Light Cone

Selected Screenings:
the 8 fest, January 24-26, 2020
International Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, May 2020
Antimatter [Media Art], October 14-24, 2020
Cámara Lúcida, Cuenca, Ecuador, November 7-21, 2020
Ann Arbor Film Festival, March 2021