GME Announces Upcoming Releases for 2014

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GME DVD Distribution - 2014 New Releases


Now that spring is just around the corner, GME is pleased to announce a forthcoming slate of DVD releases for the current academic semester.  Carefully selected from boutique publishers, these DVDs represent works extending from classic silent films through to cutting edge contemporary narratives and avant-garde films.  In the winter 2013 issue of Film Quarterly, editor Ruby Rich wrote that "the superb dedication of such entities as the Criterion Collection, Milestone Films, and Gartenberg Media Enterprises, to name key players, are making possible access to a wealth of cinematic history, ephemera, and value-added materials."

A full list of our DVD offerings to date is noted 




Watch for our upcoming releases of works by avant-garde masters James Benning, Jonas MekasHeinz Emigholz, and Hans Richter, classic Soviet films by Sergei Eistenstein and Dziga Vertov & boxed sets of silent cinema featuring Charlie Chaplin's Mutual Comedies and Mack Sennett's Keystone Comedies!




Werner Schroeter

Curtis Harrington


Werner Schroeter


Ivan Mosjoukine, Alexandre Volkoff, Marcel L'Herbier & Jacques Feyder


Albert Capellani, featuring Alla Nazimova


Henri Storck

Heinz Emigholz

Wallace Worsley, starring Lon Chaney
Jonas Mekas




Selected films represented in the DVD boxed set FRENCH MASTERWORKS: RUSSIAN EMIGRES IN PARIS 1923-1929 (published by Flicker Alley) were featured in a "Films Albatros" retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York this past December.   Additionally, in May-June 2012, MOMA also held a retrospective of the films of Werner Schroeter, that are featured on the DVD releases from Edition Filmmuseum, EIKA KATAPPA & DER TOD DER MARIA MALIBRAN and DER BOMBERPILOT & NEL REGNO DI NAPOLI.


In MOMA's current film exhibition, "Vienna Unveiled: A City in Cinema",  screenings including moving image works by Kurt Kren, VALIE EXPORT, Maria Lassnig, John Cook, and Hans Scheugl, all filmmakers whose work is available from GME via DVD publications from INDEX and Edition Filmmuseum.  These DVD editions include films by Kurt Kren (ACTION FILMS, STRUCTURAL FILMS, and  WHICH WAY TO CA?), VALIE EXPORT (3 EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILMS and INVISIBLE ADVERSARIES), John Cook, (SLOW SUMMER/CLINCH), Maria Lassnig (ANIMATION FILMS), and Hans Scheugl (THE SECONDS STRIKE REALITY).


Furthermore, in March 2013, Anthology Film Archives featured a retrospective of moving image works made by the late Steve Dwoskin, entitled "Kissing the Moon: Films and Videos by Stephen Dwoskin".  GME is proud to offer 2 DVD publications of works by Steve Dwoskin, 14 FILMS BOX 1/3, from DVD publisher Les Films du renard, and DYN AMO, from Re:Voir.

These DVDs are currently being made available to universities, libraries, museums, and other educational organizations in North America (US and Canada), and include public performance rights. Public performance rights extend to use in classrooms and in other non-commercial settings where no admission is charged.


Please Note:

Many of our DVDs are published in PAL format Region 0.  

PAL DVDs require a PAL or Multi-system DVD player for playback.


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