News & Events

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    Canyon Cinema Staff is working remotely through May 3rd

    Following recommendations from the CDC and public health officials to contain the spread of COVID-19  Canyon Cinema’s staff is working remotely and complying with the “shelter in place” order issued by the City of San Francisco. The current order is in effect through May 3rd.  If you need to contact Canyon Cinema, please do so via […]

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    Support Canyon Cinema with a Prepaid Account

    Like many smaller arts organizations, Canyon Cinema has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past few weeks, we have suffered an onslaught of booking cancellations as film classes go online or are outright suspended. Though all of us at Canyon are healthy and pursuing appropriate safety measures, the film rentals are what […]

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    Digital and Streaming Access

    In response to demand for digital access to Canyon Cinema’s catalog as teaching and film exhibition move online, we are now providing digital file and/or streaming video links to over 700 works from our catalog. There are two ways to discover available titles: Use advanced search function filtered by “digital file” Browse our Canyon Cinema […]

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  4. Job Opening – Director

    Canyon Cinema Foundation Job Description Director – Full-time, permanent position  Compensation: $28 per hour, 35 hours per week – approx. $51,000 per year PTO + full health & dental benefits (HMO) About Canyon Cinema: Canyon Cinema is dedicated to educating the public about independent, non-commercial, experimental, avant-garde and artist-made moving images. We manifest this commitment […]

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  5. Now available: new print of Paul Sharits’ T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that a new print of Paul Sharits’ T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G is available. Thanks and acknowledgement go to Anthology Film Archives for their preservation of this film, and for their support of Canyon’s efforts to keep Sharits’ films available in distribution. T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G | Paul Sharits | 1968 | color | sound | […]

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  6. Now available: Lynne Sachs’ A Month of Single Frames

    Lynne Sachs makes films, installations, performances and web projects that explore the intricate relationship between personal observations and broader historical experiences by weaving together poetry, collage, painting, politics and layered sound design. With more than 30 titles in distribution at Canyon Cinema, this latest work is one of a number of posthumous collaborations between filmmaker […]

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    Now available on DVD – Mad Dance: A Mental Health Film Trilogy by Ken Paul Rosenthal

    Ken Paul Rosenthal‘s recent films explore the geography of madness through natural and urban landscapes. These films re-envision the way we think, speak, and feel about emotional distress and wellness in today’s chaotic world by connecting the fissures and fault lines of human nature to the unstable topography and mercurial weather patterns of the San […]

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Spotlight on Rose Lowder

Sous le Soleil (Under the Sun)
Sous le Soleil (Under the Sun) by Rose Lowder

Sous le Soleil (Under the Sun)

In the heat of summer solar panel reflections blend with butterflies on flowers and a little bird eating the mulberries.More »