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Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas
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Video Data Bank is proud to present the wonderful work of prolific video artist Ximena Cuevas in our latest DVD box set, Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas. This four volume box set features 25 videos by the award-winning artist, spanning...

 

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

Tags: consumer culture, death and dying, expedition/travel, family, feminism, humor, latino/chicano, media analysis, performance, sexuality, youth/childhood

Ben Russell, Trypps #6 (Malobi)
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From the Maroon village of Malobi in Suriname, South America, this single-take film offers a strikingly contemporary take on a Jean Rouch classic. It's Halloween at the Equator, Andrei Tarkovsky for the jungle set.

--Ben Russell

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2011 | 07:25
Flatform, A place to come
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A man with two dogs crosses a landscape. A person walks along a ridge and stops to look at the skyline. Other people run while nature shrinks back to its enigmaticness. In this video landscape doesn’t evolve according to simple time curves,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: image processing, landscape, nature

Encounters with Your Inner Trotsky Child
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Another chapter in the parallel-leftist-universe of Jim Finn, this video appears to be part of a communist self-help videotape series made in the early 1990's. The series author, Lois Severin, was responding to the move from mass sociopolitical...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: marxism, pastiche, politics