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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"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…

Ann Oren

Dots

2021 | 00:04:40

An unexpected ASMR respiratory exam. ASMR is a popular genre of videos on youtube, lead by soothing sounds believed by its creators to generate euphoria, a sound porn of sorts.

DOTS is a…

Circles cycle and shift in scale in this video about, through, into and out of Carol Bove’s monumental sculptures starring the exquisitely talented dancer Katie Gaydos. Circles are celestial…

Gathered together under the title Feral Domestic, these three videos – Strangely Ordinary This Devotion,…

Nazli Dinçel

Untitled

2016 | 00:12:00

"An eye-opening piece of guerilla counter-surveillance, Untitled documents Dinçel’s time working as a tech assistant at a film festival where they managed to record the headset chatter…

These three videos take on Indigenous resistance to Extraction Colonization, Art Washing and feeling complicit, and recovery of land and healing of colonized lands and peoples.

Dana Levy

Mississippians

2021 | 00:05:24

"I brought live reptiles, birds of prey and exotic flowers to a very stereotyped and neglected section of the city of St. Louis, Missouri which suffers from from severe abandonment and despair,…

Following the premise that water will always find its level, the term Communicating Vessels describes the way liquid moves between conjoined containers: gravity and pressure conspire to keep the…

In July of 1971, American artist Lee Lozano gave a talk at NSCAD art college in Halifax, called “The Halifax 3 State Experiment”. Stretching over 8 hours, and moving through multiple locations,…

Grappling with a latent gas mask fetish, in Less Lethal Fetishes Cuthand muses on art world political controversies, toxic emissions from the petrochemical industry, and complicity in…

TJ Cuthand

Extractions

2019 | 00:15:13

Extractions parallels resource extraction with the booming child apprehension industry. As the filmmaker reviews how these industries have affected her, she reflects on having her own…

TJ Cuthand

Reclamation

2018 | 00:13:11

Reclamation is a documentary-style imagining of a post-dystopian future in Canada after massive climate change, wars, pollution, and the after-effects of the large-scale colonial project…