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.
Susan Mogul
2008 | 1:08:00
Driving Men, Susan Mogul

Sassy, iconoclastic, and never-married, Los Angeles filmmaker Susan Mogul rides shotgun with ex-lovers, almost lovers, and her Dad, in a road movie turned inside out. Conversations with each driving man - pornographer, tuba player, TV critic,...

 

Live in San Diego, Susan Mogul

Live in San Diego is my first live performance. David Antin, my mentor when I was a graduate student at the University of California at San Diego, encouraged me to perform in front of an audience. Why? Since my videos directly addressed...

 

The City is a Stage, Paweł Wojtasik

Gautam Chatterjee uses the streets, parks, and temple grounds of the city of Varanasi, India, to teach his students a 2000-year old method of acting. Based on Natya Shastra, a treatise written by a quasi-mythical monk Bharat Muni, the...

 

Dani Leventhal R... + 1 other
2021 | 24:00
Future From Inside, Dani & Sheilah Restack

Future From Inside is the last in the trilogy begun in 2016, by Dani and Sheilah ReStack (also including...

 

Ken Kobland + 1 other
2021 | 14:00
The Dress, Ken Kobland & EJay Sims

THE DRESS: is a projection prop created for a performance piece at the Art Institute in 1984. It was installed in March 2021, suspended in front of a building on the Bowery as both a memorial to my...

 

Untitled (Tania Project), Rima Yamazaki

This project started with an email from a stranger in 2017. The sender was the widower of the late artist Tania and he invited the filmmaker to look at her “archive.” Tania was born to Jewish parents in Poland in 1920. The family moved to Paris...

 

The World Must Be Measured by Eye, Rima Yamazaki

Ellen Altfest is known for her representational paintings in which she renders every detail of her subjects on a one-to-one scale. The World Must Be Measured by Eye follows the meticulous, repetitive and painstaking creative process of...

 

zwielicht (germany), Hans Breder

Originally commissioned by University of Dortmund to be installed during Internationalen Bach-Symposium. The video is based on the Robert Schumann song of the same name and continued to evolve as an ongoing piece.

 

zwielicht (usa), Hans Breder

Originally commissioned by University of Dortmund to be installed during Internationalen Bach-Symposium. The video is based on the Robert Schumann song of the same name and continued to evolve as an ongoing piece.