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    Now Available on DVD: Four Films by Tom Palazzolo

    Posted August 19th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Tom Palazzolo’s Street Scene, I Married a Munchkin, Lily’s World of Wax, and Marquette Park Pts. 1 & 2 on DVD now available for purchase from Canyon Cinema! Street Scene (2012 | 42 min | COLOR/B&W | SOUND) Includes Vivian Maier: Photographer and Down Clark Street Vivian Maier: Photographer (2012, 12min, B&W, Sound)This 12-minute video by Tom Palazzolo and Chicago writer Jack Helbig tells [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: New Print of James Otis’ On Your Own

    Posted August 14th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    We have a beautiful new 16mm print of James Otis’ On Your Own available to rent from Canyon Cinema! On Your Own (1981 | 2 minutes | B&W | SOUND) Into my hands fell a 20-minute exhortation to find the right job after high school. Struck by its fierce redundancy, I undertook a distillation, editing [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: New Print of Standish Lawder’s Catfilm for Katy and Cynnie

    Posted August 5th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    A brand-spankin’ shiny new print of Catfilm for Katy and Cynnie is available to rent from Canyon Cinema! Catfilm for Katy and Cynnie (1973 | 3 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) In the early 70′s, a New York cat-lover and film-maker named Pola Chapelle produced a “Cat Film Fesitval:” which was shown in a large downtown [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: Kate McCabe’s You and I Remain

    Posted August 4th, 2015 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that after its premier at the Canyon Cinema Salon “Betwixt and Between,” You and I Remain is now available on 16mm! You and I Remain (2015 | 15 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) In this portrait of a world askew, filmmaker McCabe composes an apocalyptic lullaby, a landscape film meditating [...]

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    A Letter from Denah Johnston

    Posted July 27th, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

    Dear friends, collaborators, community at large: I am moved to write a letter to let everyone know that I am stepping down from my position as Executive Director to take on a tenure-track teaching position in the Cinema Department at San Francisco City College and that my last day in the office will be Wednesday July 29th. This was one [...]

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    Job Opening – Collection Manager

    Posted July 21st, 2015 in News / Events

    Canyon Cinema Foundation is searching for its next Collection Manager.  Responsible for the oversight, care and preservation of our collections, this is a key position in our growing organization.  Those interested can review the job description and requirements below or download them HERE.  Applications will be accepted until Monday, August 3rd at 4pm PDT. Job Opening [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: New Prints of James Broughton’s Hermes Bird and High Kukus, and Broughton & Joel Singers’ The Gardener of Eden

    Posted July 16th, 2015 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    New, beautiful prints of Hermes Bird, High Kukus and The Gardener of Eden are now available for loan from Canyon Cinema! High Kukus (1973 | 3 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) “A visualization of the Zen dictum of ‘sitting quietly, doing nothing,’ HIGH KUKUS uses a single beautiful visual image while it delights with a poetic [...]

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    Now Available on Blu Ray: Janie Geiser’s The Hummingbird Wars

    Posted July 6th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    We are pleased to announce that The Humming Bird Wars, the latest work from filmmaker Janie Geiser, is now available to rent on BluRay! The Humming Bird Wars (2014 | 10 minutes | color | sound) “A theatrical fiction, collapsing time and place: turn-of-the-last-century performers apply stage makeup as if for war, to engage in [...]

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    Office Closure Friday July 3rd (in Observance of the 4th)

    Posted June 25th, 2015 in News / Events

    Please note that our office will be closed Friday July 3rd for the holiday. Any calls or emails will be returned Monday, July 6th. Apologies for any inconvenience!

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    6/29/15 Canyon Cinema Salon, Betwixt and Between with Kate McCabe

    Posted June 24th, 2015 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on the evening of June 29th, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for the next installment of our 2015 Salon series. This month, we’re pleased to welcome independent filmmaker Kate McCabe who will premiere her new film “You and I Remain”, a lovely apocalyptic lullaby about the Anthropocene, alongside films from the Canyon collection that have greatly [...]

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