performance art, video installations - featuring austrian avant-garde video art label, INDEX
Robert Frank Film Works : 8 DVDs with 4 books housed in wooden box
The significance of Robert Frank's photography is unquestionable. His The Americans is arguably the most important American photography publication of the postwar period, and his work has spawned numerous disciples,...
Stockholm My Love (region-B/2 blu-ray/DVD)
The latest film by British auteur Mark Cousins (I am Belfast, The Story of Film). Stockholm My Love follows the footsteps of Alva Achebe (Neneh Cherry), a Swedish architect fascinated by the...
Aelita, The Queen of Mars (region-free DVD)
Aelita, The Queen Of Mars is a Socialist science fiction spectacle and in 1924 was the first big-budget movie from Soviet Russia. A year and a half in the making,...
Every Picture Tells a Story: The Art Films of James Scott (region-free 2DVD)
Filmmaker James Scott has enjoyed a diverse career, ranging from early experimental-art documentaries on key 1960s figures such as David Hockney, Richard Hamilton, Claes Oldenburg and R B Kitaj, to...
I Am Belfast (region-B/2 blu-ray/DVD)
I Am Belfast sees celebrated filmmaker, writer and curator Mark Cousins (6 Desires: DH Lawrence and Sardinia, Here Be Dragons) cast his painterly eye on his home town, the port city...
Viva Dada (region-free DVD)
DADA was born in 1916 at the height of WW1. This cry of revolt against the communities that produced such abominable slaughters has literary, artistic, international as well as dissident...
Who's Crazy? (region-free blu-ray)
This is the blu-ray version. Accompanied by a frenetic original soundtrack by the great, Ornette Coleman, insane asylum inmates escape their confinement and hole up in a deserted Belgian farmhouse,...
Who's Crazy? (region-free DVD)
Accompanied by a frenetic original soundtrack by the great Ornette Coleman, insane asylum inmates escape their confinement and hole up in a deserted Belgian farmhouse, where they cook large quantities...
L'Age d'or (region-B/2 blu-ray/DVD)
More than 80 years on, this masterpiece of cinematic surrealism remains as brilliantly witty and shocking as ever. Uniting the genius of Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali, L'Age d'Or is...
NOTFILM (region-free 2DVD set)
NOTFILM,a kino-essay by Ross Lipman is the feature-length movie on Samuel Beckett's FILM’s production and its philosophical implications, utilizing additional outtakes, never before heard audio recordings of the production meetings, and...
Ernst Schmidt Jr.: Vienna Film 1896-1976 (region-free DVD)
"Vienna Film 1896-1976 constitutes the first feature length film completed by Schmidt Jr. It premieres on January 28, 1977 at the Austrian Film Museum; it is screened at Vienna´s Inter-national...
Gustav Deutsch: Not Home. Picturing the Foreign Films 1990-2015 (region-free DVD)
Over the past half-century, two tendencies have dominated independent, artisanal filmmaking. One of these is the fascination with the material artifacts of cinema´s history: it is often called »found-footage filmmaking«...
Dora Maurer: Thinking in Proportions (region-free DVD)
Dóra Maurer once said that the theme central to her work is "movement in respect to the conceptual and factual effects of displacement". And indeed, her extensive oeuvre produced since...
Notes on Marie Menken (region-free DVD)
A documnetary film by Martina Kudlacek. Notes on Marie Menken explores the almost forgotten story of the legendary artist Marie Menken (1909-1970) who became one of New York´s outstanding underground...
Tex Avery: Droopy (region 2 5DVD set)
Warner France release. 5 DVD box set with 63 cartoons by the legendary Tex Avery. This set also comes with bonus features and a documentary on the man himself. Total running...
Fantastic Planet (Criterion region 1 DVD)
Nothing else has ever looked or felt like director René Laloux’s animated marvel Fantastic Planet, a politically minded and visually inventive work of science fiction. The film is set on...
The Magic Box: The films of Shirley Clarke 1929-1987 (region-free 3DVD set)
Shirley Clarke was brilliant, scandalous, bold, and incredibly talented. Had she been a man, film historians would have long ago placed her in the pantheon of great auteurs, alongside Orson...
Funeral Parade of Roses (region 2 DVD)
A feverish collision of avant-garde aesthetics and grind-house shocks (not to mention a direct influence on Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange), Funeral Parade of Roses takes us on an electrifying...
Culloden (region B/2 blu-ray/DVD combo)
Culloden, Peter Watkins' first full-length film, a docudrama made for the BBC, portrays the 1746 Battle of Culloden which in the words of the narrator “tore apart forever the clan system...
Heart of a Dog (Criterion region 1 DVD)
"Hello, little bonehead. I'll love you forever." So begins Heart of a Dog, Laurie Anderson's cinematic journey through love, death and language. Cantering on Anderson's beloved rat terrier Lolabelle, who died in...