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Buffalo Death Mask
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A conversation with Canadian artist Stephen Andrews returns us to a pre-cocktail moment, when being HIV+ afforded us the consolation of certainty.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: aids/hiv, documentary

Jesse McLean, I'm in Pittsburgh and It's Raining
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An experimental portrait of a lighting stand-in and body double for a famous Hollywood actress, and a glimpse at the behind-the-scenes of cinema production

Music by The Velvet Underground.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: film or videomaking, hollywood

2014 | 23:30
Ben Russell, Atlantis
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"We Utopians are happy / This will last forever"

Loosely framed by Plato's invocation of the lost continent of Atlantis in 360 BC and its re-re-resurrection via a 1970s science fiction pulp novel, Atlantis is a documentary...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: landscape, minimalism, myth, nature

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O, Persecuted turns the act of restoring Kassem Hawal’s 1974 Palestinian Militant film, Our Small Houses, into a performance possible only through film. One that involves speed, bodies, and the movement of the past into a future...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: european film/video, memory, middle east, sound, war

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