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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

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Ramon's attraction to his Mexican hometown has resulted in his building a massive new residence for his family. However, his wife, Rufina and their grown children have no interest in leaving the U.S. The building has now been transformed into a...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, family, latino/chicano

Michael Gitlin, That Which Is Possible
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That Which Is Possible is a portrait of a community of painters, sculptors, musicians and writers making work at the Living Museum, an art-space on the grounds of a large state-run psychiatric facility in Queens, New York. Shot over the...

 

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

Tags: artist spaces, documentary, feature length, health, mental landscape, outsider art

Eddie Chambers: An Interview
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British theorist and art historian Eddie Chambers (b.1960) is a curator and a regular contributor to Art Monthly and European...

 

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

Tags: african-american, art criticism, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

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