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    Canyon Cinema closed January 20, 2020

    The Canyon Cinema office will be closed Monday, January 20 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. We’ll reopen at 10am Pacific time on Tuesday, January 21. If you need to reach us please email – we’ll respond as soon as possible after we reopen.

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    1/23/2020 – Interludes: New and Recent Films by Nathaniel Dorsky

    Still from Nathaniel Dorsky’s Apricity (2019) Interludes: New and Recent Films by Nathaniel Dorsky THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020 — 7:30 PM YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 701 Mission Street (at Third St) San Francisco, CA 94103 – MAP Co-presented with San Francisco Cinematheque SOLD OUT Visit our Facebook Event Page An active filmmaker since childhood, Nathaniel Dorsky is one […]

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    Now available: five films from Jodie Mack

    Jodie Mack is an experimental animator that combines the formal techniques and structures of abstract/absolute animation with those of cinematic genres. Her handmade films use collage to explore the relationship between graphic cinema and storytelling, the tension between form and meaning. Musical documentary or stroboscopic archive: her films study domestic and recycled materials to illuminate the […]

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    Now available: three DVDs collecting the films of Lynn Marie Kirby

    Lynn Marie Kirby is a San Francisco-based artist who makes films, videos, and site responsive installations. Three DVDs that compile works made between 1997 and 2010 are now available for individual and institutional purchase from Canyon Cinema. Translation Series (1997-2003 | 27 minutes | COLOR) “[Kirby] is indeed an artist whose work represents simultaneously artistic […]

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    Now available: three classic films from Fred Padula on Blu-Ray and DVD

    Fred Padula is a musician, photographer, and filmmaker who has won awards at the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Telluride Film Festival, and the Chicago Film Festival. Three of his works made between 1965 and 1978 are now available for purchase on Blu-Ray Disc and DVD from Canyon Cinema. Ephesus (1965 | 24 minutes | B&W […]

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Spotlight on Jack Smith

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Hot Air Specialists by Jack Smith

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Note: Sound on CD. A documentation of a Jack Smith drag performance featuring... More »