News / Events

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    Dominic Angerame–Mini European Tour!

    Posted April 24th, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Canyon’s friends across the pond will soon have the chance to catch a screening of Dominic Angerame’s work! Dominic, one of our longest-running filmmakers, will be touring with a program that includes Continuum, Deconstruction Sight, Premonition, In the Course of Human Events, Line of Fire, and The Soul of Things, in addition to Laszlo Moholy-Nagy’s film Notes [...]

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    Canyon Cinema Closed on Tuesday, April 21 – Friday, April 24th

    Posted April 15th, 2015 in News / Events

    Canyon Cinema will be closed Tuesday, April 21 – Friday, April 24th.  Please e-mail all requests and questions to – we’ll get  back to you on Monday, April 27th. If you have any last minute booking requests, please submit them by Thursday!  

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    5/4/15 Canyon Cinema Salon, Next To You with Claire Bain

    Posted April 13th, 2015 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on the evening of May 4th, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for the next installment of our Spring 2015 Salon series. This month, artist and filmmaker Claire Bain will present a selection of 16mm films from Canyon’s collection that function within systems of identity, representation, persona, and power. On her program, Bain says: “These films demonstrate that [...]

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    April 10–12: See New Works from Canyon Cinema Filmmakers at CROSSROADS 2015

    Posted April 9th, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    This weekend, San Francisco Cinematheque will open its annual CROSSROADS* film festival! This year’s lineup promises to be unmissable, with 9 programs ranging in theme from “forward reverse read write: conjectures about the animal” to “haunted house: a catalog of the small and ecstatic“, and much much more! Advance tickets can now be purchased for [...]

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    Now Available: Paul Clipson’s LIGHT YEAR

    Posted March 31st, 2015 in New Acquisitions, New Films

    Paul Clipson’s LIGHT YEAR is now available to rent on 16mm through Canyon Cinema! Light Year (2013 | 10 minutes | color | sound) A commission for the San Francisco Exploratorium, this film-collage studies the water systems and architecture of the San Francisco waterfront, in abstract and formal contexts. The musical score by Tashi Wada [...]

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    3/30/2015 Canyon Cinema Salon, Nathaniel Dorsky on Stan Brakhage pt II

    Posted March 16th, 2015 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on the evening of March 30, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for the first installment of our 2015 Salon series. This month, filmmaker Nathaniel Dorsky will return to present Stan Brakhage’s The God of Day Had Gone Down Upon Him on 16mm. Dorksy writes: This evening’s Canyon Cinema Salon blooms out of the joy and desire to continue [...]

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    Kodachromes from San Francisco 1980-1990 by Chuck Hudina

    Posted March 15th, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

    Bright colors, dark shadows, and stark lines are the accessories that make up long time Canyon Cinema filmmaker Chuck Hudina’s portraits of San Francisco in the 1980s. These portraits, through their abstractions of the city they re-present, alert to the affects of a stroll through San Francisco in the light and shade of the California [...]

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    Denah Johnston Named Executive Director

    Posted March 12th, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

      It is our great pleasure to formally announce that Canyon Cinema’s long-time Director of Operations, Denah Johnston, has been appointed as Executive Director of Canyon Cinema Foundation. Denah’s dedication and above-and-beyond efforts towards formalizing our 501(c)3 non-profit status have been, and continue to be, the greatest assets we could have hoped for in a [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: The Films of Bill Brand!

    Posted March 9th, 2015 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    We are pleased to announce that the following works by filmmaker Bill Brand are now available to purchase on DVD through Canyon Cinema: Tree (1970 | 8 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) An old tree sits on a mound in an Ohio farm field. The filming of the tree and the metrical editing of the film [...]

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    Now Available from Lawrence Jordan: INFERNO on 16mm and New DVDs to Rent

    Posted March 5th, 2015 in Announcements, New DVDs, New Films, News / Events

    Big news for fans of Lawrence Jordan: several DVDs of the esteemed animator’s works are now available to rent through Canyon Cinema. But that’s not all– Jordan’s Inferno is now available on 16mm! After the Circus (2013 | 9 minutes | B&W | SOUND) An exploration into the 19th century death mystiques, which rely heavily on the [...]

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