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.


Ann Oren

The World is Mine

2017 | 01:08:00

Hatsune Miku is a co-creation platform, personified by a cute and oddly seductive animated character. Fans bring her to life by creating content that she “delivers”. Her entire persona: lyrics,…

"Superimposing the stories of two women—the filmmaker’s late grandmother and the amateur filmmaker Joan Thurber Baldwin—Home…

What I am//What you are//salt and sweat on my tongue.

A quarantined love letter of domestic imagination. A year of rain and other fluids. Contentment is a difficult emotion. 26…

Matt Wolf

Another Hayride

2021 | 00:17:51

As the AIDS epidemic took hold in the early 1980s, self-help guru Louise Hay created a space for healing called the Hayride. Drawing hundreds of gay men confronting a deadly and stigmatized…

Cecelia Condit

AI and I

2021 | 00:07:17

Within a backdrop of the natural world, a woman explores a personal relationship with the home artificial intelligence (AI) device, Alexa.
AI and I asks questions as to the nature of…

A.K. Burns

Survivor's Remorse

2018 | 00:20:11

Originally commissioned by the Harvard Art Museums in response to the life and work of David Wojnarowicz, Survivor’s Remorse looks at how both art and bodies are maintained and the socio-…

A.K. Burns

Untitled (eclipse)

2019 | 00:13:00

A silent 16mm film shot in Nebraska during the total solar eclipse in 2017. The work was shot on film to capture this light-based phenomenon on a light reactive medium, as opposed to on digital…

A.K. Burns

Touch Parade

2011 | 00:31:35

Touch Parade is a 5-channel HD video installation consisting of crush (9:22 min. loop,) squeeze-2-pop (5:49 min. loop,) wading (3:41 min. loop,) glove love…

Paul Tarragó


2021 | 00:07:20

This episode includes: two more adverts, considerations of the future, a multiple projection spectacular in miniature, a riverine jaunt, much fog, and an ending…

Paul Tarragó

The Variations

2021 | 00:29:23

Completed in 2021, The Variations is a suite of 4 standalone films,

Jessie Mott +1

Contaminate Me

2021 | 00:03:06

The small cruelties of a subliminal fog roll in.  A pandemic thwarts intimacy. Perched from their little planets, this cast of wildly colorful creatures question their futures and navigate the…

A promotional vehicle with lane-changing tendencies, but both hands kept on the wheel at all times.