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    New on 35mm – Traces/Legacy, by Scott Stark

    Posted December 15th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    We are pleased to announce that Scott Stark’s most recent 35mm film is now available from Canyon Cinema Traces/Legacy (2015 | 9 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) A follow-up to my 2012 film Traces, Traces/Legacy uses a device called a film recorder to print a series of digital still images onto 35mm film. Discarded Christmas trees, […]

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    Canyon Cinema to receive a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a $6000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

    Posted December 13th, 2016 in News / Events

    Canyon Cinema Foundation Board of Directors and Staff are thrilled to announce that we will receive grants from the National Endowment for the Arts AND National Endowment for the Humanities in 2017.  These generous grants will support the Canyon Cinema 50 project and a Preservation Assessment of Canyon Cinema’s circulating film and historical document collections respectively.  This […]

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    December 15 // Canyon Cinema Salon with Adele Horne

    Posted December 12th, 2016 in Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on the evening of Thursday, December 15th, 2016 at 16 Sherman St for the next installment in our Salon series. We’re pleased to welcome filmmaker Adele Horne who will present an evening of films set in gardens and forests. “I am honored to come up with this dream program showing my films alongside work by Ernie […]

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    Now available in 16mm at Canyon : Prima Materia by Charlotte Pryce !

    Posted December 12th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Charlotte Pryce’s stunning hand processed Prima Materia is now available from Canyon Cinema. \ Prima Materia (2015 | 3 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) Hand Processed. Delicate threads of energy spiral and transform into mysterious microscopic cells of golden dust: these are the luminous particles of the alchemist’s dream. Prima Materia is inspired by the haunting wonderment […]

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    Daniel Barnett’s Loose Ends Trilogy DVD available at Canyon

    Posted December 8th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce newly available DVDs from filmmaker Daniel Barnett. The Loose Ends trilogy includes Endless (1987-1990), Untoward Ends (1969-1971), and Dead End, Dead End (1981) “Untoward Ends, along with Dead End, Dead End and Endless are a kind of cross between diaries and structural films and span the main part of my career […]

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    2016 was a remarkable year. 2017 will be even better (but only with your help).

    Posted December 7th, 2016 in News / Events

    2016 has been a momentous year of growth and new opportunities at Canyon Cinema! New works, new artists, free screenings, new programs and exciting partnerships! As we embark on our 50th year as one of the world’s preeminent sources for artist-made moving image work, we will strive towards expanding access to our collection of 3,400 […]

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    November 14 // Canyon Cinema Salon with Toney W. Merritt

    Posted November 14th, 2016 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on the evening of Monday November 14, 2016 at New Nothing Cinema for the next installment in our Salon series. We’re pleased to welcome filmmaker Toney W. Merritt. Toney’s selection of his personal films span from his time at the San Francisco Art Institute to an excerpt of a current film-in-progress. Merritt and other local […]

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    2 new films by Nathaniel Dorksy are now available ~ The Dreamer and Autumn

    Posted November 7th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    We are pleased to announce that Nathaniel Dorsky’s most recent films – The Dreamer and Autumn (2016) – are now available through Canyon Cinema. Autumn (2016 | 26 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) Autumn, photographed during the last months of the drought year, 2015, is a stately, but intimate seasonal tome, a celebration of the poignancy […]

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    November 8 // Gibson + Recoder present La Région Decentrale (2016): A Prepared Projection Performance for Michael Snow’s La Région Centrale (1971)

    Posted October 13th, 2016 in Canyon Cinema Salon, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    La Région Decentrale (2016): A Prepared Projection Performance for Michael Snow’s La Région Centrale (1971) by Gibson + Recoder Artists in person! Kanbar Forum, Exploratorium – Pier 15, San Francisco Tuesday, November 8, 2016 7:30 p.m Bernard and Barbro Osher West Gallery (please enter the museum through the historic Pier 15 bulkhead entrance) FREE + All […]

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    Now available on 16mm : 9 new films by Amy Halpern

    Posted October 9th, 2016 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Nine brand new 16mm prints of films by Amy Halpern are available to rent from Canyon Cinema! Amy Halpern is a New York filmmaker, living & working in Los Angeles. Since childhood she has been composing with movement and light, and making 16mm abstract films since 1972. She is the co-founder of two film screening organizations: The Collective for […]

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