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Louis Hock, The American Tapes
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A four part series that revisits the life and and times of four families last seen as "undocumented" immigrants in the 1986 Mexican Tapes...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations

Tags: family, latino/chicano

Jem Cohen 2001: An Interview
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In this 2001 interview, filmmaker Jem Cohen discusses the origins of his film philosophy, and the circuitous route he has taken in his...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Interviews, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, environment, experimental film, film theory, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

2014 | 08:38
Harun Farocki, Parallel II
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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...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: media analysis, video games

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Most of TVTV’s work takes place in the city, at the center of some pop culture event. “The Good Times Are Killing Me” takes place in the country – Southwest Louisiana, around the towns of Mamou and Eunice, the heart of Cajun country. This is an...

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, humor, television, video history

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