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2012 | 04:54
John Smith, Dad's Stick
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Dad’s Stick features three objects that my father showed me shortly before he died. Two of these were so well-used that their original forms and functions were almost completely obscured. The third object seemed to be instantly...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: autobiography, death and dying, family, memory, painting

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

Lynda Barry: An Interview
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In this interview, American cartoonist and author Lynda Barry (b. 1956) describes the philosophy of teaching that has inspired and mobilized...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Interviews

Tags: feminism, health, humor, interview, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

The Sun Glows Over the Mountains
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A wistful film on the love of homeland.

Video artist Nurit Sharett recounts her childhood memories and converses with her Palestine-born parents who grew up in the British Mandate years.  They both took part in realizing the Zionist...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: blu-ray, documentary, family, jewish, middle east, politics