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.


In A Case for the Closet, Glennda Orgasm and Judy LaBruce host an episode of Closet Talk. They discuss why they…

In the video Glennda does DC

Ursula Biemann

Forest Mind

2021 | 00:31:00

Forest Mind is a video work that emerges from the artist…

The final film in Friedland’s Movement Exercises trilogy, Trust Exercises is a hybrid experimental dance film which explores the tension…

Ursula Biemann

Remote Sensing

2001 | 00:53:00

In Biemann’s film, she traces the routes and reasons of women who travel across the globe for work in the sex industry. By using the latest images from NASA satellites, the film investigates the…

John Muse +1


2021 | 00:08:04

giroscopio is a short experimental film by two artists, one in Pennsylvania and one in Puerto Rico, each in pandemic lockdown, each disoriented. Objects seem to control them; their bodies…

Ursula Biemann


2003 | 00:20:00

Europlex tracks distinct cross-border activities through the Spanish Moroccan borderlands and seeks to make these obscure paths visible. On their repetitive circuits around the check-…

John Muse


2021 | 00:05:14

The death that happens to others, the death that is in you already, the life that is in this death.

John Muse


2019 | 00:11:00

Illness, treatment, recovery, conversation. This experimental short presents stories of illness and disfunction, bringing together but also separating two performers, their stories, their bodies…

John Muse

American Breakfast

2019 | 00:05:12

Boots, a shovel, a box of Lucky Charms.

Sarah Friedland


2020 | 00:16:44

Drills is a film about the choreography of preparing for the future. A hybrid documentary and experimental dance film reimagining the form of the Cold War-era, US government-produced…

Home Exercises is a short dancefilm and hybrid documentary investigating the gestural habits and choreographies of aging individuals in their homes.

This title is also available…