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In October 1969, the Videofreex visited the home of wealthy political and social activist, Lucy Montgomery, as she was hosting the Black Panther Party of Chicago during one of their most fraught times – the period just after Chairman Bobby Seale was...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: activism, african-american, documentation, interview, journalism, politics, social justice, television

HE WHO EATS CHILDREN
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A speculative portrait of a Dutchman living in the Surinamese jungle, fixing canoe motors, who is accused of eating the locals' children. “...and we Antilleans, we know only too well that – as they say in the islands – the black man has a fear of...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: religion/spirituality

2001 colours andy never thought of
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2001 Colours Andy Never Thought Of transforms Warhol’s infamous screen prints of Marilyn Monroe through a process of color manipulation. The viewer witness a flurry of changing tones, colors, and shades in a postmodern nod to the scratch genre that...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: art history, image processing, painting, visual art

Come Closer
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A poetic meditation on distance, Come Closer is a short and peripatetic film, casting an affective web between the locations of Lisbon, San Francisco and Brazil. Focusing on Brazilian-Algerian filmmaker Karim Aïnouz, musician Derrick Green––the...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: autobiography, diary, expedition/travel, experimental film, family, history, landscape, language, memory, poetry, travel

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