New Releases

2014 | 12:45
Deep Sleep
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A hypnosis-inducing pan-geographic shuttle built on brainwave-generating binaural beats, Deep Sleep takes us on a journey through the sound waves of Gaza to travel between different...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: experimental film, landscape, mental landscape, sound

Vaginal Davis: An Interview
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In this interview, American artist, independent curator, writer, and experimental filmmaker, Vaginal Davis reflects on her initiation...

 

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

Tags: activism, african-american, camp, gender, humor, language, performance, race, trans-sexuality, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

Ben Russell, Greetings to the Ancestors
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Set between Swaziland and South Africa, in a region still struggling with the divisions produced by an apartheid government, Greetings to the Ancestors documents the dream lives of the territory’s inhabitants as the borders of...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: animals, experimental film, magic, myth, nature, religion/spirituality

2013 | 1:25:08
DAREDEVILS, Stephanie Barber
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A portrait of risk and language, DAREDEVILS, presents the experimental narrative of a writer as she interviews a well-known artist and feels the reverberations of their discussion throughout her day. Visually spare, still and verbose,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: death and dying

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