New Releases

The Sun Glows Over the Mountains
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A wistful film on the love of homeland.

Video artist Nurit Sharett recounts her childhood memories and converses with her Palestine-born parents who grew up in the British Mandate years.  They both took part in realizing the Zionist...

 

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Tags: blu-ray, documentary, family, jewish, middle east, politics

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...

 

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

Hacked Circuit, Deborah Stratman
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A single-shot, choreographed portrait of the Foley* process, revealing multiple layers of fabrication and imposition. The circular camera path moves inside and back out of a Foley stage in Burbank, California.  While portraying sound...

 

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Tags: film or videomaking, sound

Paweł Wojtasik, Nine Gates
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Wojtasik's Nine Gates explores the possibility of transcendence through sexual passion: averting the gaze from the objectification of the other, the female body or the obscure enemy, to the vast and microscopic details of the body...

 

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Tags: body, poetry, sexuality

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