French-German TV channel ARTE.TV's interview with one of the greatest Game Art collectives of all time, Total Refusal, is a must see. Available both in German and French subtitles, the 16 minutes long documentary features and in-depth conversation at the Werkleitz, the Centre for New Media Arts in the city of Halle, Germany, where they are preparing their next artistic performance. ARTE.TV also hosts Operation Jane Walk (2018), one of Collective's most celebrated works so far. [the video file of Total Refusal's portrayal is also available here sans captions).
The artist, researcher and filmmakers collective and pseudo-marxist media guerrilla Total Refusal (Susanna Flock, Adrian Haim, Jona Kleinlein, Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner, Michael Stumpf) intervenes in current video games and writes papers about games and politics. Since 2018 it has been awarded with 27 prizes (and 11 honorary mentions) like the Diagonale Film Award for the Best Short Doc, the Contemporary Visual Arts Award of Styria Province and Vimeo Staff Pick Award among others. Total Refusal's films have been presented at more than 130 film and video festivals, including Berlinale (2020), Doc Fortnight at MOMA New York and IDFA Amsterdam (2018) and they been exhibited at various exhibition spaces like the Architecture Biennial Venice 2021, the HEK Basel (2020) and the Ars Electronica Linz (2019).
LINK: Total Refusal
LINK: ARTE.TV, Court Circuit