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.
Gloria's Call, Cheri Gaulke

In 1971, graduate student Gloria Orenstein receives a call from surrealist artist Leonora Carrington that sparks a lifelong journey into art, ecofeminism, and shamanism. A wife and ...

 

Videofreex
1971 | 07:00
Snow, Videofreex

On a snow-covered New Year's Day in New York City, Snow captures a city at a standstill: children sled, wind whips snow over empty streets, and New Yorkers search for warmth in a deserted urban landscape.

Shot by Parry Teasdale in...

 

CHEZ NOUS (a folly), Ken Kobland

A fairy tale, a road movie, a folly. The image of the road — black-top and broken white line — the most familiar and most fantastic sculptural installation; a worldwide work of art, which one sees everywhere and generally files under: "Are We...

 

Distracted Blueberry, Barry Doupé

Distracted Blueberry follows a performance art band through a series of poetic encounters. Masculine tropes are undone to form a relationship between male sexuality and the human death drive. The body, violence and humour are positioned...

 

Suzie Silver + 1 other
2012 | 06:40
The Obligate Symbionts of Colubus Grand, Suzie Silver and Hilary Harp

In the solar system 18 SCORPII, located some 45.3 light years from Earth at the northern edge of the Scorpius constellation, two planets have evolved cultures of profound mutual symbiotic reliance. The ecstatic dance-like interaction between the...

 

Suzie Silver + 1 other
2019 | 12:40
Stinkhorn, Suzie Silver and Hilary Harp

Set in a campy western mining town, Stinkhorn tells the tale of a lady blacksmith named Dusty and her naughty trickster paramour, Blaze. At night Blaze turns Dusty’s apprentices into horses and rides them all night long, Finally, Cassidy...

 

Suzie Silver + 1 other
2015 | 09:00
The Sausage, Suzie Silver and Hilary Harp

Based on a Swedish folk tale, The Sausage tells the humorous story of two sisters, three wishes, and a calamitous obsession with a sausage. The Sausage is the first completed episode of Fairy Fantastic! a fairy and folk...

 

Sky Hopinka
2019 | 10:00
LORE, Sky Hopinka

Images of friends and landscapes are cut, fragmented, and reassembled on an overhead projector as hands guide their shape and construction in this film stemming from Hollis Frampton’s Nostalgia. The voice tells a story about a not too...

 

Mike Kuchar
2019 | 20:00
Two Movies, Mike Kuchar

...Each of these two movies, (both ten minutes in length), deal with elemental Spirits of the imagination and with the cosmic forces in Space and Time...

...and "Inner" and "Outer" Universe is thus rendered and hosted by a youth, aged in...