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ETC: Experimental Television Center 1969 - 2009
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ETC: Experimental Television Center 1969-2009 is a five-DVD box set presenting the electronic media work of over one hundred artists who participated in the Center’s Residency Program during a 40-year period. The collection offers a...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, DVD Box Sets

Tags: experimental film, image processing, television, video history

2013 | 14:56
Jesse McLean, Just Like Us
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A familiar landscape comprised of big box stores and parking lots proves a rich site for longing, intimacy, and radical change. Celebrities are observed in this environment and are reduced to ordinary beings in the process. An enigmatic...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: advertisement(s), consumer culture, landscape, mental landscape

Musical Insects, Deborah Stratman
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Film time takes on book time. An homage to a Bette J. Davis’ illustrated text, itself an homage to the small music makers of the insect world.

Camera, edit, sound design: Deborah Stratman

Music: Fontanelle

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: environment, music

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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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