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Collection: New Releases, Interviews, Single Titles

Tags: film or videomaking, language, middle east, migration, vdb interviews

Tom Rubnitz, Listen to This
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Listen to This is a fragment of collective memory that finds critical relevance in contemporary Queer discourse.  Tom Rubnitz weaves narration, image, and a form of temporality, dislocated from ‘real time’, into a video where artist...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: activism, aids/hiv, chicago art, death and dying, lgbtq, media analysis

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46+ years after Debord wrote "...the heart of the unrealism of the real society...," a nine-year-old child is instructed to repeatedly recite thesis #6 from The Society of the Spectacle. The recitations are re-mixed at one-second...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: marxism, philosophy, video games, youth/childhood

Ken Kobland, Film Work 1975-2011 Ken Kobland
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Ken Kobland has been working in various aspects of film and video since 1971, creating productions in collaboration with performing artists such as Philip Glass, the Wooster Group, Elizabeth LeCompte, and Spalding Gray. His work explores a...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: autobiography, city, diary, environment, expedition/travel, film or videomaking, future, landscape, literature, memory, performance

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This month, Video Data Bank continues its longstanding collaboration with the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). The 44th edition of the...
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