112 страниц. 2014 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing The study investigated the concept of experimental film by establishing its elements and examining the experimental cinematographic features. This research looked at selected cinematographic techniques in four Kenyan experimental films. The selected films that formed the basis of the study are Tamani, Maisha, Taharuki and Ndoto za Elibidi, which were selected due to their unique nature in terms of the use of the camera, lighting, sound and editing. The study aimed at adding to the awareness of the nature of the African film and enquired on the new knowledge the avant-garde Kenyan film has contributed to the discovery of new cinematographic techniques.