News & Events

  1. Canyon Cinema 50

    Canyon Cinema 50 Screenings and Events!

    Mark your calendars! Canyon Cinema 50 has begun. 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, […]

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    Four new 16mm titles from filmmaker Paul Turano now available for rental !

    Four new films by Paul Turano are now available for rental from Canyon Cinema.   26 First Light on South St. (2013 | 11.5 minutes |COLOR |SOUND) The first weeks with our newborn twins, getting used to waking up early, the new sounds in the house, imagining the world through their eyes. Prompted by Bartók’s […]

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    Canyon Cinema office closed Monday and Tuesday, June 26 and 27

      The Canyon Cinema office in San Francisco’s lovely Bayview neighborhood will be closed Monday and Tuesday, June 26 and 27. We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, June 28. Urgent questions or booking requests should be sent to This email address will be monitored.  

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  4. O'er the Land with Deborah Stratman

    6/28/17 // O’er the Land with Deborah Stratman

    O’er the Land with Deborah Stratman Wednseday, June 28th, 2017 // 8:30pm (doors 8:00 PM) Pro Arts Gallery // 150 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland Facebook Event add this event to your calendar Deborah Stratman in person. Read a full press release for this event here. “A meditation on the milieu of elevated threat addressing national identity, gun […]

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    Stephen Broomer’s films now distributed by Canyon

    Canyon Cinema is honored to welcome filmmaker Stephen Broomer to our distribution catalog. Broomer is a Toronto-based filmmaker who appeared with his work throughout the 2016 Crossroads Festival in  San Francisco and placed many of the 16mm prints with Canyon shortly after.  See this in-depth interview for more on Broomer and his recent filmmaking. Beautiful 16mm prints […]

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Spotlight on Lynne Sachs

Sound of a Shadow
Sound of a Shadow by Lynne Sachs

Sound of a Shadow

Made with Mark Street
Super 8mm film on video

A wabi sabi summer in Japan - observing... More »