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    8/21/18 – Paul Clipson Filmmaker at The Roxie

    Tuesday, AUGUST 21 // 6:30 PM // The Little Roxie PAUL CLIPSON FILMMAKER 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103 map event website: In 2015 & 2017, Paul Clipson curated and presented programs of experimental films from the collection at Canyon Cinema. One was screened as part of their salon series and the other, an event […]

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  2. Job Opening – Assistant Director – (temporary, contract position)

    Job Description Assistant Director – (temporary, contract position) September 17 – January 15 (possibly extended to January 30) – 30 hours per week (4 days) Compensation – $20-22 per hour (no benefits), commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted until Monday, August 27th at 5pm PDT. Position Description: The Assistant Director (AD) will work with […]

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    Canyon Cinema now distributing the films of Fred Worden

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to announce the availability of more than a dozen 16mm films spanning the career of a post-1960s pioneer of cinematic optical investigation, Fred Worden. “Originally from Southern California (as a young surfer dude he was nearly the drummer for his friends’ band The Leaves), Worden obtained his BA from Colorado College […]

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    FREE — 8/6/18 — “THAT WOMAN” a Salon with Sandra Davis

    Please join Canyon Cinema and SF Cinematheque on the evening of Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 16 Sherman Street for the next installment in our Salon series. We’re pleased to welcome filmmaker and long time studio member at 16 Sherman, Sandra Davis, who will be presenting an evening of films reprising her recent Braquage screening in […]

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Spotlight on Oskar Fischinger

Allegretto by Oskar Fischinger


"Visually, ALLEGRETTO is very rich indeed. Fischinger's fascination with the new (to him) technique of cell animation led him to... More »