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Ben Russell, Greetings to the Ancestors
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Set between Swaziland and South Africa, in a region still struggling with the divisions produced by an apartheid government, Greetings to the Ancestors documents the dream lives of the territory’s inhabitants as the borders of...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: animals, experimental film, magic, myth, nature, religion/spirituality

Sauerbruch Hutton Architects, by Harun Farocki
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"Three months in an architects’ firm in Berlin. From the architecture down to the tiniest door handle, a questioning of matter and the verb."

-- Harun Farocki

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: architecture, documentary

Peer Bode, Front Hand Back Hand
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"Actions, states, one B+W video camera, the Paik Abe Colorizer, a video switcher. The two states, a b a b, I put my hand in the camera frame and saw a colored hand shifting. I moved my, the, hand, including back and forth, realizing or connecting...

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: humor, image processing, performance, video history

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This film uses historical movie materials ('Son of Tarzan' films from 1920 and 1950) together with materials from a vast number of sources to produce a densely lyrical, tersely compacted meditation on brutality, martyrdom, Colonialism, and loss....

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: death and dying, post-colonialism

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