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First Ramon, and then Rufina moved to San Diego County in 1980, unable to raise their family as landless sharecroppers in Mexico. Though uneducated, they manage to work as a landscape contractor and housekeeper, respectively, buy a house, and...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: family, latino/chicano

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

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

2014 | 10:00
Mike Kuchar, Nonsensical
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Bouncing baloons, cloth puppets and loud mouthed 'wall-bangers' enliven a grown up nursery.

—Mike Kuchar

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive

Tags: camp, youth/childhood

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