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  1. Faccinto_Book

    New print: Book of Dead by Victor Faccinto

    A new print of Book of Dead, transgressive animator Victor Faccinto’s journey to hell, is now in distribution. Book of Dead (1978 | 15 minutes | B&W | SILENT) “In BOOK OF DEAD, no human image can hide from the secrets the animator chooses to reveal. Figures walking on a beach grow satanic horns and tails; tiny […]

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  2. In case you missed it: Curt McDowell packaged programs

    As of Fall 2016, camp king Curt McDowell’s films are available through Canyon as specially curated programs featuring newly struck 16mm prints. “Curt McDowell worked in San Francisco from the late 1960s until his death in 1987- a period that witnessed the Summer of Love, gay liberation, and the onset of AIDS, to which he […]

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    Now available: six films by Jon Behrens on Blu-Ray

    Six films produced between 1996 and 2013 by Seattle-based programmer, filmmaker, sound manipulator, and educator Jon Behrens are now available for individual sale on a Blu-Ray disc designed by the artist. 6 Films, Volume 1 (1996-2013 | 44 minutes) Collection on of six 16mm films on Blu-Ray blu-ray disc designed and produced by the artist. Includes […]

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    Three new films available from Lawrence Jordan

    Three new works from indomitable animator and former Canyon president Lawrence Jordan are now available in our catalog. Night Light (2016 | 1o minutes | COLOR/B&W | SOUND) This is a classic Jordan animation, primarily in B/W, with touches of color. Actually, the engraved art work was film on color negative, so that subtle variations in tone are […]

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Spotlight on Lawrence Jordan

Portrait of Sharon
Portrait of Sharon by Lawrence Jordan

Portrait of Sharon

Beat Era poets, Kirby Doyle and Sharon (DiDi) Morrill, in a jazz duet of motorcycle, trumpets and foliage.
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