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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Mike Kuchar

Wayward Angels

2020 | 00:25:00

Two guys with their heads in the clouds and their feet in the mud of the world, can not be Angels until their earthbound urges are tamed. Despite the overwhelming odds against this, the handsome,…

Mike Kuchar

Age of Awareness

2021 | 00:30:00

In shimmering rainbow hues, iridescent as the aurora borealis, this meditative presentation contemplates the mechanics inside existence. You’ll se a Soul’s loneliness and feel the bodies’ longings…

Mike Kuchar

Digital Poems

2021 | 00:25:00

…..Listen!….. hear the words from warm skin…..’words’ that whisper….’words’ that shout.

A thoughtful mind travels in the landscape of moods…. This internal realm has ‘paths’ with ‘dead…

In 1971 Robert Smithson (1938-73) was invited to create an earthwork in the Netherlands on the occasion of the recurring outdoor exhibition Sonsbeek. Beside a working sand quarry in the…

Polycephaly in D is a densely collaged exploration of the existential drift, collective trauma, and psychological free-fall of the contemporary moment. Leaping, falling, and meeting your…

Audio-visual recordings of zoo-animals are woven into a fine web of actions and reactions, that finally spiral into a collective animalistic concert. Relating the different animals to each other…

Ann Oren

Dead Body Pose

2022 | 00:05:00

Dead Body Pose absurdly touches the contemporary bubble, encapsulating both connectivity and spirituality, a connection fueled by the global capitalistic consumption of the self. The more…

Gravity Hill Newsreels: Occupy Wall Street comprises Jem Cohen’s twelve-part series as a continuous and complete compilation. Cohen, who witnessed the New York occupation from day one,…

A suspended portrait of Rose (1932-2014) amidst a discursive plane. A film must have a tipping point within the discursive understandings of itself where a portrait can be…

A hug/punch eulogy for all things impossible now. Vague Images is a sketch book of images and sounds from the year…

Ann Oren

Blue

2019 | 00:04:30

In our 'freelancer' age in general, even before the lockdowns, many find themselves domestically confined, using mostly a computer screen to branch out. This film brings nature, lunacy, emotion…

Ann Oren

Passage

2020 | 00:12:48

A foley artist creates sounds for a film featuring a dressage horse and dissolves into their own imitation. As the character in the film, played by the gender fluid performer Simon(e) Jaikiriuma…