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.

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

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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

giroscopio

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

Europlex

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

alive

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

Duet

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

Drills

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…

We recently went to Guinea Bissau to research the guerrilla schools of the mangroves. Instead, we soon became ourselves the apprentices and the first lesson we had to learn was how to walk. If you…

Filipa César

Quantum Creole

2020 | 00:40:25

In the beginning was the weave, and the transmission of its workings, a curse of mortality—so ends Quantum Creole…

"Love at first sight, one night, down at Silverror’s Saloon!" Mickey R Mahoney and jonCates direct Silverror’s Saloon, the next film in the…

Looking like a 1970’s version of “Rosie the Riveter”, Mogul takes on the persona of an artist who makes a living posting billboards on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood. As Mogul recounts her climb up…