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Ilene Segalove, Whatever Happened To MY Future?
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Repurposing an ancient confessional video diary made about 40 years ago, this 11-minute narrative creates a poignant and humorous conversation where both ‘selves’ question, enlighten, and warn one another about things in life that really matter...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: aging, found footage, humor, memory, self-reflexive video, time

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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

Encounters with Your Inner Trotsky Child
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Another chapter in the parallel-leftist-universe of Jim Finn, this video appears to be part of a communist self-help videotape series made in the early 1990's. The series author, Lois Severin, was responding to the move from mass sociopolitical...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: marxism, pastiche, politics

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...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Interviews

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