Two new DVDs for the upcoming months:
- The British Film Institute releases the boxset GAZWRX: The Films Of Jeff Keen, both in DVD and Blu-ray formats (4 and 3 discs respectively). The set will include 45 restored and remastered films by the british filmmaker, along with many extra features: A new nterview with Jeff Keen, Art Flies Free (2000) – experimental documentary by Ian Helliwell; Jeff Keen Films (1983) – documentary with interview; a.96-page booklet featuring paintings, drawings and collages by Jeff Keen plus articles by Tony Rayns, Ray Durgnat and Jack Sargeant. Release date February 23, PAL, Region 2, 540 minutes, £34.25.
- US publisher Plexifilm, has announcede the release of 13 Most Beautiful... Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests, compiling 13 out of the 500 'screen tests' or film portraits that Andy Warhol shot in the sixties. The films selected for this compilation feature: Paul America, Susan Bottomly, Ann Buchanan, Freddy Herko, Jane Holzer (Toothbrush), Dennis Hopper, Billy Name, Nico, Richard Rheem, Lou Reed (Coke), Edie Sedgwick, Ingrid Superstar and Mary Woronov. DVD extras include a behind-the-scenes documentary on the live production of the performances, and a video interview with Dean & Britta about Andy Warhol and the music they have created for this DVD.Release date March 10, NTSC, Region free, 80 minutes, $34,99. There is also a special limited edition available.