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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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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

The Freestone Drone
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles -- drones -- have become an everyday feature of contemporary military activity, replacing humans in reconnaissance flights, small-scale combat missions and covert operations. The U.S. Army operates some ten thousands UAVs...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: humor, installation, state, the, surveillance, war

Emily Vey Duke + 1 other
2013 | 13:54
Here is Everything
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"Here is Everything presents itself as a message from The Future, as narrated by a cat and a rabbit, spirit guides who explain that they've decided to speak to us via a contemporary art video because they understand this to be our...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: animals, animation, blu-ray, humor

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