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    Canyon Cinema 50 — January Events

    Canyon Cinema 50 continues in 2018! Throughout the year, we will be hosting many performances and events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the formal incorporation of the Canyon Cinema Co-op. We’re planning eleven months of programming in the Bay Area with our presenting partners Exploratorium, Pro Arts Gallery, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive,  San Francisco […]

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    2017 was a remarkable year. 2018 will be even better (but only with your help).

    2017 has been nothing short of an extraordinary year for Canyon Cinema.  A 50th anniversary celebration, 40+ local screenings, new works, new artists, free events, new programs and exciting partnerships! As we enter our 51st year as one of the world’s preeminent sources for artist-made moving image work, we will strive towards expanding access to […]

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    Now from Larry Gottheim: Chants and Dances for Hand

    Chants and Dances for Hand, Larry Gottheim’s exploration of Haitian Vodou, is now available to rent or purchase on DVD, or as a digital file for exhibition. Chants and Dances for Hand (2016 | 40 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) The material was shot in Haiti about 25 years ago. Some sections are formed out […]

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    Septuagenarian Collaborations now available on DVD

    Jerry Orr and Gary Adlestein’s six-year joint project Septuagenarian Collaborations is now available on DVD for rental and sale. Septuagenarian Collaborations (2010-2016 | 49 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) By Gary Adlestein and Jerry Orr Three non-narrative tales based on literary classics (by way of 1950’s Classic Comics) and an experimental meditation on how fast, […]

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    Now available: Newt Pauses by Amy Halpern

    Amy Halpern’s biological study Newt Pauses is now available to rent on 16mm. Newt Pauses (2016 | 7.5 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) Notopthalmus viridescens Endangered species on an endangered medium. The timing is unaltered, the animals’ own.

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Spotlight on Nathaniel Dorsky

17 Reasons Why
17 Reasons Why by Nathaniel Dorsky

17 Reasons Why

16 fps or 18 fps

17 REASONS WHY was photographed with a variety of semi-ancient regular 8... More »