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2013 | 23:25
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The Battle of Karbala (680) resulted in the death of Hussein, the grandson of prophet Muhammad and all his supporters. This battle is central to Shi'a Muslim belief in which the martyrdom of Hussein is mourned by an annual commemoration, Ashura....

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: history, middle east, religion/spirituality, ritual, war

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In The Sodomites of Shalimar, George Kuchar crafts a dizzying psychotronic drama of stilted romance and frustrated ambition replete with carnies, car crashes and calamitous volcano eruptions. Sodomites tells the tale of Amy, a young...

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: camp, george kuchar

Doug Hall: An Interview
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This extensive interview with California artist Doug Hall (b. 1944) provides unique insight into the culture and politics of...

 

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

Tags: art collective, autobiography, film or videomaking, installation, media analysis, photography, vdb interviews

Videofreex, Shirley Clarke and the Camera
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Parry Teasdale, David Cort and Chuck Kennedy visit The Kitchen in New York looking for Shirley Clarke, and bump into Steina and Woody Vasulka who are overseeing a show in progress.  A few doors down they find Shirley in her studio, dressed...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: art collective, artist spaces, city, experimental film, film or videomaking, future, video history