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Nathaniel Dorsky: An Interview
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Nathaniel Dorsky’s films are precise articulations of cinematic qualities: the surprise of an edit, the composition of framing, and the...

 

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

Tags: film or videomaking, interview, vdb interviews

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Tags: film or videomaking, language, middle east, migration, vdb interviews

Ed Rankus, Thorns vs. Roses
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A collage piece. Oppositions of agony and ecstasy are explored. Morticia trims yet another rose stem, while Bugs Bunny takes up Zen. Guilt-wracked, a nun tries furtively to cleans herself of imagined sin. Or attain spiritual release. Various...

 

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Tags: body, religion/spirituality, sexuality

Jessie Mott + 1 other
2013 | 04:13
Jessie Mott & Steve Reinke, A Day for Cake and Accidents
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A Day for Cake and Accidents features a cast of animal characters -- each of a different, though often indeterminate, species -- who struggle with impending astrological despair and engage in absurdist dialogs, confessing various...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: animals, animation, body, chicago art, humor

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