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    New 16mm and DVDs available from Janis Crystal Lipzin and Sergio Batiz

    Posted April 22nd, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, New Films, News / Events

    New on DVD from Janis Crystal Lipzin: De Luce 2: Architectura | 2013 | color | sound | 8.5 min. Super 8mm transferred to video Light & photo-chemistry collide and conspire against 12 different architectural backdrops suspending and dissolving celluloid matter into a luminosity reminiscent of Mark Rothko’s radiant field paintings. The original film was shot [...]

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    my gaze / / / yr gaze * denah a. johnston: Sunday April 27th

    Posted April 21st, 2014 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    my gaze / / / yr gaze * denah a. johnston 7pm sunday april 27th at n/a gallery in oakland, california 4304 west street oakland, california 94608 n/a is very excited to present a selection of shorts by denah a. johnston, director of operations at the canyon cinema foundation. this special presentation features works on 16mm motion [...]

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    Canyon Cinema Salon with Lawrence Jordan April 23rd

    Posted April 7th, 2014 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema Foundation is honored to spend an evening Wednesday April 23rd with Canyon founder, magician and visual alchemist Lawrence Jordan. The Canyon Cinema Salon is a FREE public event at New Nothing Cinema (16 Sherman Street in SOMA). Doors open at 7pm for a brief reception and doors close promptly at 7:30pm to begin [...]

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  4. Reduced Hours for April!

    Posted April 4th, 2014 in Announcements, News / Events

    Please be aware that we will be operating with reduced hours from April 7th to 18th. Our new (temporary) work schedule is as follows: Open Monday — Wednesday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM CLOSED Thursday and Friday. All emails received during Thursday and Friday closures will be answered within 1 to 2 business days. This [...]

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    Save the Date: Abigail Child at the Tribeca New Music Festival!

    Posted March 28th, 2014 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Save the date! As part of the Tribeca New Music Festival, Canyon filmmaker Abigail Child will be behind the projector for the debut of Salome: A Woman of Valor with words by Adeena Karasick and music by Jack London. If you’ll be in New York City on May 14th at 7 pm, be sure to [...]

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  6. Bruce Baillie DVDs back in stock!

    Incoming: New Printing of Bruce Baillie Volumes II & III on DVD

    Posted March 27th, 2014 in Announcements, New DVDs, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce new editions of Bruce Baillie Volume II and Volume III on DVD.  These discs are the epitome of quality, assembled by the hands of the Canyon cofounder himself.  Printed in honor of the creation of the Canyon Cinema Foundation, Quick Billy, Quixote, and Here I Am are now en route to [...]

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  7. Mark Wilson Presents Vanishing Presence

    3/26/2014 – Canyon Cinema Salon, Vanishing Presence: A Program of Films Selected by Mark Wilson

    Posted March 20th, 2014 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

                Filmmaker, animator and artist Mark Wilson has been active in the San Francisco Bay area artist-made independent film community for more than twenty years.  For our second Salon, Canyon asked Wilson to curate a selection of works influential to him, as well as those which highlight central concepts in his filmmaking practice. [...]

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    Works by Lawrence Jordan now available on DVD

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

    Now available to purchase from Canyon Cinema: Chateau/Poyet (2010 | 11 minutes | Color | Sound) The scene is set in front of a French chateau. The camera chases improbable incidents across the screen. Many are constructed out of one of Jordan’s favorite illustrators: Poyet. Duels occur on a tight rope. Heavier-then- air machines fly [...]

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  9. Now available on DVD: Candy Colors: An Interview with Stan Brakhage

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

      Candy Colors: An Interview with Stan Brakhage (1985 | 43.5 minutes | Color | Sound)   “While on a showing tour in Boulder, CO, I visited with Stan and he showed me how he went about constructing his highly colored hand-painted 16mm films. We see him explaining his materials, the difficulties, the percentages of [...]

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    April 3rd, 2014 – Nathaniel Dorsky premieres new works at Crossroads Festival and YBCA

    Posted February 26th, 2014 in News / Events

    San Francisco Cinematheque opens its annual CROSSROADS film festival with a special screening with Bay Area master filmmaker Nathaniel Dorsky‘s new quartet of films, including two world premieres and a Bay Area premiere, all created in 2013–2014. Spring (Bay Area premiere): “a film that in itself is a garden, a film that, like the world [...]

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