New Releases

New Releases consists of the latest acquisitions to the VDB collections, be they contemporary works by artists, titles that are newly-preserved or edited that are now being made available to audiences, or recently released DVD Box Sets or compilations.
MAGIC HEDGE
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The Magic Hedge explores a bird sanctuary located on a former Cold War Nike missile site on the Northside of Chicago. Left to wander and observe, the viewer becomes aware of the park's open secret: men looking for fleeting sexual...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: blu-ray, chicago art, documentary, history, lgbtq, nature

HE WHO EATS CHILDREN
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A speculative portrait of a Dutchman living in the Surinamese jungle, fixing canoe motors, who is accused of eating the locals' children.

“...and we Antilleans, we know only too well that – as they say in the islands – the black man has a...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: religion/spirituality

Some Dark Place
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"In Some Dark Place, filmmaker Cecelia Condit explores the dislocations of identity and memory that aging forces upon us, without losing sight of life's beauty."

— Milwaukee Film Festival, 2016...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: aging, body, environment, magic, nature

2017 | 3:36:13
Eduardo Kac: Telepresence, Bio Art & Poetry [1980-2010]
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Video Data Bank is proud to present the pioneering work of bio artist Eduardo Kac. This three-disc box set features art works that expand the limits of locality, light, and language. Included is a 119-page monograph containing seven essays that...

 

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

Tags: body, interview, media analysis, poetry, technology