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    Now Available on 16mm: Battements Solaires (Bokanowski, 2008)

    Posted July 27th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Walking towards the fire. In a ceaseless stream of light, people, landscapes and objects lead us to mysterious regions. :::: We are pleased to announce a new print of an animated film by the maestro Patrick Bokanowski, Battlements Solaires (Solar Beats). Rent it today!

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    New for Sale: Film Independents 1964

    Posted July 24th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Now available to purchase from Canyon Cinema… Film Independents 1964 (1964 | 57 minutes) This historic DVD is a collection of short films made by members of the group Film Independents, whose activities in the 1960s constitute an important foundation of the Japanese avant0garde. The group’s first event took place in 1964, when its members [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: Films By Richard Myers

    Posted July 21st, 2014 in Announcements, New DVDs, News / Events

    Several new compilations of Richard Myers’ work are now available to purchase on DVD! 1. Three Films By Richard Myers: The Path, First Time Here, and Coronation The Path (1961| 20 minutes | B&W | Silent) “Light as the symbol of the ineffable. The ‘plot’ of this subjective recreation of a dream seems to concern [...]

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    Canyon Cinema will be closed Thursday July 24th and Friday July 25th, 2014

    Posted July 18th, 2014 in News / Events

    We will be closed Thursday July 24th and Friday July 25th, 2014 Feel free to e-mail us with booking inquiries or questions at info@canyoncinema.com and we’ll get back to you on Monday, July 28th.  

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    Society of Cinema and Media Studies Supports Canyon Cinema

    Posted July 18th, 2014 in Announcements, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is happy to announce a new partnership with The Society for Cinema and Media Studies! SCMS, the leading scholarly organization dedicated to Film and Media studies in the United States, made an official announcement on their website July 16th: The Society for Cinema and Media Studies is proud to announce that it is [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: Films by John Carney

    Posted July 18th, 2014 in Announcements, New DVDs, News / Events

    Two films by John Carney, Bal-Anat and Black Jackets and Choppers, are now available to purchase on DVD! Bal-Anat(1975, 20 min) There was a time in the 1970′s when Middle Eastern culture and dance gained widespread popular attention in the Bay Area through the offerings of Jamila Salimpour and her exciting and exotic dance troupe, [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: Bruce Baillie’s Little Girl!

    Posted July 15th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    This new restoration of Bruce Baillie’s Little Girl by Academy Film Archives rings in the first edition of the film available to rent ever! “This film by Bruce Baillie, completed in 1966 but unreleased until 2014, is contemporaneous with Castro Street, but is much more formally connected to All My Life or Still Life, also from [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: Films of Alice Anne Parker Severson

    Posted July 12th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    A DVD compilation of works by Alice Anne Parker (Severson) is available to purchase from Canyon Cinema! Included films: I Change I Am the Same (1969 | 1 min | B&W | Sound) A short, hilarious film of a woman and a man in various stages of undress – in their own and each other’s [...]

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    “From Vault to Screen” Begins This Weekend!

    Posted July 9th, 2014 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    For the entire summer, our friends at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. are going to be sketching a kaleidoscopic history of the Canyon Cinema Foundation with their eight-part program “From Vault to Screen.” The series kicks off this week with two screenings. On Saturday, “Origins” brings together a number of films from [...]

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  10. No Moon (2014 | 10 minutes | Color/ B&W | Sound)

    Now Available on 16mm: No Moon by Christopher Cogan

    Posted July 9th, 2014 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Pulling out enamel and bronze clack their insides :::: From Christopher Cogan, a multimedia artist based in Athens GA, we are pleased to present No Moon, a new 16mm film which evokes altered states of mind as a way of troubling the line between cinema and delirium.

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