Long-time readers of this blog will be aware of our appreciation for films that are a little off the beaten path – especially when it comes to black cinema. It’s always a pleasure to come across a film that takes chances, and looks like it’s trying for something other than the usual.

Sometimes it works; other times, it doesn’t. But the attempt is always welcome.

Here’s an experimental short film that I watched on the AfroFuturist Affair tumblr, titled Noise Gate, directed by Vim Crony, a multi-disciplinary artist.

The film is about a scientist traveling through different dimensions, in search of the ultimate reality, via something called the “Noise Gate,” hence the title.