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Ramon's attraction to his Mexican hometown has resulted in his building a massive new residence for his family. However, his wife, Rufina and their grown children have no interest in leaving the U.S. The building has now been transformed into a...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, family, latino/chicano

Phyllis Kornfeld: An Interview
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In this interview, Phyllis Kornfeld, author of Cellblock Visions: Prison Art in America, describes her initial interest in working...

 

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

Tags: artist spaces, incarceration, interview, politics, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

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This film uses historical movie materials ('Son of Tarzan' films from 1920 and 1950) together with materials from a vast number of sources to produce a densely lyrical, tersely compacted meditation on brutality, martyrdom, Colonialism, and loss....

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: death and dying, post-colonialism

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

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This month, Video Data Bank continues its longstanding collaboration with the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). The 44th edition of the...
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Video Data Bank has long been devoted to the ongoing preservation of video works in the collection, and we have been working for a number of...
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