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The Gift of Gab
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The Gift of Gab presents the sobering tale of life and death, love and loss, all told through a series of simple everyday exchanges. As a father plays with his son, a family sits down to dinner and a mother breastfeeds by the fire,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: family, george kuchar

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Exit Interview is a tragi-comedy about obsolescence. A shrinking community’s resident documentary filmmaker is being fired.

In order of appearance: James Carter, Donigan Cumming...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: comedy, documentary

Hester Scheurwater Videoworks: Volume 2
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In her overt challenge to conventional modes of femininity and sexuality, Hester Scheurwater confronts the viewer with her own body. The distorted, doll-like characters she plays in her video performances balance between fantasy and reality...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: animals, body, european film/video, family, feminism, gender, mental landscape, performance, videoworks, youth/childhood

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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 Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: technology, video games, war

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