New Acquisitions

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    New filmmaker: 8 works from Bill Basquin

    Posted February 21st, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Bill Basquin has been making films since the late 1990s. His art crosses genre and mode in ways that are quiet and sometimes surprising. He likes to work outside, with his hands, in dim daylight. He also likes the lessons that come from working with people, living with a tiny grey cat, and continuing to […]

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    Now available: five new prints from Robert Breer

    Posted February 21st, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Robert Breer‘s career as artist and animator spans 50 years and his creative explorations have made him an international figure. He began his artistic pursuits as a painter while living in Paris from 1949-59. Using an old Bolex 16mm camera, his first films, such as Form Phases, were simple stop motion studies based on his […]

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    Now available: three exhibition files from Jason Halprin

    Posted February 20th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Jason Halprin is media artist and teacher working in film & video, and is currently based in Oakland, CA. He is a Professor in the Cinema Department at City College of San Francisco, and was previously a member of the faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Colgate University, and Columbia College […]

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    Now available: New digital works from Raymond Rae

    Posted February 20th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Raymond Rea is a filmmaker and writer. He worked for over a decade as with San Francisco’s Theatre Rhubarb, a company dedicated to staging rarely seen and risk-taking theatre works. His own production company, Density Over Duration, has produced 8 stage works, 8 short films and an experimental narrative feature. His film and video work […]

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    Now available: three exhibition files from Larry Gottheim

    Posted February 20th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    “Gottheim‘s Cinema is a quest of origins. The films elaborate a response to the fictions of our world, the construction of images and sounds, the repeating cycles of life and nature. The profoundness of Gottheim’s act is to elaborate a body of work outside of fashion and within a search for an authentic language of […]

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    Newly available exhibition files and 2K DCPs from Sarah Jacobson

    Posted February 19th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Sarah Jacobson (1971-2004) was a an independent filmmaker who wrote, produced, and directed several movies in the 1990s, including “Mary Jane’s Not A Virgin Any More” and “I Was a Teenage Serial Killer.” Sarah’s films reflected her punk sensibilities, her feminist beliefs, and her dedication to DIY principles. After her death, filmmaker Sam Green and […]

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    Now available: a new digital exhibition file of Charlotte Pryce’s Pwdre Sew the rot of stars

    Posted February 19th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Charlotte Pryce has been making experimental films, photographs and optical objects since 1986. Born in London, Charlotte Pryce graduated with a BFA from the Slade School of Art, University College London and completed an MFA in Fine Art/ Film at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Pwdre Sew the rot of stars (2018 […]

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    Now Available: new and recent works by Stephanie Barber

    Posted February 18th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Stephanie Barber is an American writer and artist. She has created a poetic, conceptual and philosophical body of work in a variety of media. Her videos are concerned with the content, musicality and experiential qualities of language and her language is concerned with the emotional impact of moments and ideas. They ferry viewers through philosophical […]

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    Now available: DEAL!! by Gary Adlestein & Jerry Orr

    Posted February 14th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    “The most important aspect to Adlestein‘s approach to video is that it is irrefutably and defiantly filmic. … It is sublimely tactile where most videos tend to be impersonally cool and hard. …”-Albert Kilchesty, film curator and author “Jerry Orr is an audio-visual alchemist. He does with the two-dimensional image of film and video what […]

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    Now available: Three recent films by Saul Levine

    Posted February 12th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    A legend of small gauge filmmaking, Saul Levine‘s practice includes film, video, live performance, collage and installation. Included in the Museum of Modern Art’s 1998 exhibition Big As Life: An American History of 8mm Films, Levine’s work is noted for its incorporation of splice marks, percussive editing, “unconstrained camera movements and spontaneous formal accidents.”– Steve […]

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