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2012 | 04:54
John Smith, Dad's Stick
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Dad’s Stick features three objects that my father showed me shortly before he died. Two of these were so well-used that their original forms and functions were almost completely obscured. The third object seemed to be instantly...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: autobiography, death and dying, family, memory, painting

Jem Cohen 2001: An Interview
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In this 2001 interview, filmmaker Jem Cohen discusses the origins of his film philosophy, and the circuitous route he has taken in his...

 

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

Tags: documentary, environment, experimental film, film theory, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas
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Video Data Bank is proud to present the wonderful work of prolific video artist Ximena Cuevas in our latest DVD box set, Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas. This four volume box set features 25 videos by the award-winning artist, spanning...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: consumer culture, death and dying, expedition/travel, family, feminism, humor, latino/chicano, media analysis, performance, sexuality, youth/childhood

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 flash...

 

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

Tags: film or videomaking, interview, vdb interviews

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