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Peggy Ahwesh 2007: An Interview
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In this interview, American filmmaker, teacher, and video artist Peggy Ahwesh (b.1954) delves into the key figures and primary texts that...

 

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

Tags: city, experimental film, film or videomaking, found footage, gender, interview, mental landscape, philosophy, vdb interviews

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...

 

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Tags: marxism, pastiche, politics

2013 | 23:25
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The Battle of Karbala (680) resulted in the death of Hussein, the grandson of prophet Muhammad and all his supporters. This battle is central to Shi'a Muslim belief in which the martyrdom of Hussein is mourned by an annual commemoration, Ashura....

 

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Tags: history, middle east, religion/spirituality, ritual, war

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