It had a really different perspective

I don't know what's more galling. 1.) Being a film pariah for making experimental work. 2.) Being an experimental film pariah for making work that doesn't mesh with the parameters du jour. 3.) Suffering fools who think any filmmaking that happens to be missing structure or narrative is experimental, when they really ought to know better.

Oh. Now that I see it laid out like that, the answer is 3.