New Releases

New Releases consists of the latest acquisitions to the VDB collections, be they contemporary works by artists, titles that are newly-preserved or edited that are now being made available to audiences, or recently released DVD Box Sets or compilations.
2013 | 1:25:08
DAREDEVILS, Stephanie Barber
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A portrait of risk and language, DAREDEVILS, presents the experimental narrative of a writer as she interviews a well-known artist and feels the reverberations of their discussion throughout her day. Visually spare, still and verbose,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: art criticism, artist portraits, death and dying, feature length, interview, poetry

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The four‐part cycle Parallel deals with the image genre of computer animation. The series focuses on the construction, visual landscape and inherent rules of computer-animated worlds.

“Computer animations are currently becoming a general...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: technology, video games, war

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This observational documentary presents Venice as a city inundated with tourists as well as periodic bouts of high water. The tourists take pictures, and endure the flooded areas of Piazza San Marcos. On the canals tourists ride in gondolas while...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, environment, travel

2003 | 2:07:00
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Notorious art and architecture group Ant Farm's unique vision arrives on DVD in this release showcasing some of the group's most popular works.

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Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: home dvd, media analysis, tv production, video history

2014 | 24:40
Mary Patten, Panel
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PANEL originated as a performance-based, multi-channel video/sound installation, drawn from a transcript of a discussion at “Schizo Culture,” the notorious conference on schizophrenia and radical politics organized by Sylvère Lotringer at...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: incarceration, mental landscape, remake

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Exit Interview is a tragi-comedy about obsolescence. A shrinking community’s resident documentary filmmaker is being fired.

In order of appearance: James Carter, Donigan Cumming...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: comedy, documentary

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Cande and Pancha’s daughter Maria Luisa and Marisela and Cachuchas’ daughter Veronica believe their fathers are locked in a competition for grandchildren. It’s now 3-0 Cande. Several years later, Cachuchas gives me a lesson in car repair then...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, family, latino/chicano

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Between job losses, foreclosures, living with family, and the Cande’s constant desire to return to Mexico, Pancha and Cande work through the strains of their marital relationship in San Diego County. Not able to have a house of their own, they...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: family, latino/chicano

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Ramon's attraction to his Mexican hometown has resulted in his building a massive new residence for his family. However, his wife, Rufina and their grown children have no interest in leaving the U.S. The building has now been transformed into a...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, family, latino/chicano