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Michael Robinson, The Dark, Krystle
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The cabin is on fire! Krystle can't stop crying, Alexis won't stop drinking, and the fabric of existence hangs in the balance, again and again and again. – MR

"The Dark, Krystle brilliantly re-purposes the artificiality of stock gesture,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: camp, media analysis, television

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...

 

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

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

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

Breaking the Frame
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Marielle Nitoslawska’s Breaking The Frame is a feature–length profile of the radi-cal New York artist Carolee Schneemann. A pioneer of performance art and avant-garde cinema, Schneemann has been breaking the frames of the art world for five...

 

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

Tags: artist portraits, documentary, documentation, feature length, performance

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