New Releases

2014 | 11:14
Kent Lambert, RECKONING 3
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RECKONING 3 is the first in a series of investigations into:

1. Terror and wonder in big-budget virtual worlds

2. The mutability, fragility and loneliness of...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: consumer culture, found footage, hollywood, video games

2013 | 20:40
Platonic, Dani Leventhal
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In Dani Leventhal’s Platonic, geometric specters twirl in space; pet cats foam at the mouth; a little boy mistakes his junkie dad for a superhero; and a confused adolescent worries he has sired a centaur. Platonic references...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: love, mental landscape, portrait

automatism and (-)(+) feedback
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automatism and (-)(+) feedback is a 3:29-minute video made from shot footage of a 10-year old child playing Zombie Smash on a handheld device.  The video footage and sound have been repeatedly rescanned and resampled using...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: image processing, video games, youth/childhood

The Gift of Gab
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The Gift of Gab presents the sobering tale of life and death, love and loss, all told through a series of simple everyday exchanges. As a father plays with his son, a family sits down to dinner and a mother breastfeeds by the fire,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: family, george kuchar

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