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.
Mike Kuchar, Blue Nights, Foggy Days
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A hot wind licks his face. His blood burns hot; it can bake bread, heat a house, warm a bed.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: lgbtq, sexuality

Mike Kuchar, The Season of Shadows and Flames
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In the depths of night lurks a beautiful fever that heats a man's blood.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: lgbtq, sexuality

Hermine Freed + 5 others
2018 | 1:12:24
Arbitrary Fragments, Barbara Aronofsky Latham
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The emergence of video art tools in the late 1960s and early 1970s paved the way for an extraordinary number of outstanding art works by women. Captivated by the relative accessibility, portability and immediacy of Sony’s Video Portapak recording...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, Compilations

Tags: art history, autobiography, body, death and dying, feminism, gender, memory, performance, politics, sexuality

2018 | 25:00
Susan Mogul "Mom's Move"
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Part bio, part memoir, Mom’s Move is an intergenerational film about mothers and daughters, women and photography, remembering and forgetting, and the tension between women’s private and public selves.

Rhoda Mogul, housewife and...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: aging, family, feminism

Martine Syms "SHE MAD: Laughing Gas"
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Syms’s 4-channel installation — avaliable through VDB as a single channel video — follows the central character (an aspiring artist also named Martine Syms) on a journey home from the dentist after receiving “laughing gas.” Mixing multiple...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: african-american, comedy, culture jamming, installation, television

Wonders Wander, Shu Lea Cheang
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Made for Madrid Pride 2017, Wonders Wander is a location based mobi-web-serial with four fictional episodes set in Madrid.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: aids/hiv, body, camp, lgbtq, sexuality, social justice, transgender

2005 | 30:00
Shu Lea Cheang "LOVEME2030"
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Paris, as in other metropolitan European cities, is rejuvenated by the influx of border crossing urbanites. While the old guard Europeans accept the arrival of the New Europeans, the tension of the urban mix is recounted in the collective tangled...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: love, sexuality

Sky Hopinka "Venite et Loquamur"
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A group of students and teachers gather in an historical mansion in the woods of West Virginia for a week-long retreat in spoken Latin. I observe and I participate while navigating the errata with my camera.
— Sky Hopinka

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: landscape, language

Sky Hopinka "Dislocation Blues"
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An incomplete and imperfect portrait of reflections from Standing Rock. Cleo Keahna recounts his experiences entering, being at, and leaving the camp and the difficulties and the reluctance in looking back with a clear and critical eye. Terry...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: activism, documentary, indigenous, landscape