News / Events

  1. Celebrate the Middle Ages!

    March 9th // Canyon Cinema Celebrates the Middle Ages!

    Posted February 27th, 2017 in Canyon Cinema 50, News / Events

    Thursday, March 9, 2017 | 7pm-midnight Starline Social Club | 2236 Martin Luther King Junior Way | Oakland Buy Tickets Facebook event add this event to your calendar In 2017 Canyon Cinema is celebrating 50 years as one of the world’s key independent distributors of artist-made film and media. Join us for an evening of […]

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  2. After Dark @ The Exploratorium

    March 2nd // After Dark: Extended Cinemas at the Exploratorium

    Posted February 23rd, 2017 in Canyon Cinema 50, Co-Presentations, News / Events

    After Dark: Extended Cinemas Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 – 6:00pm Exploratorium  – Pier 15, San Francisco Facebook Event add this event to your calendar The warm glow of the projected image invites us to in-between worlds. During this cinematic celebration, now an annual favorite, the passive act of watching turns to listening, peering, touching, and interacting as […]

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    Canyon Cinema office closed Monday, February 20th

    Posted February 17th, 2017 in News / Events

      The Canyon Cinema office in San Francisco’s lovely Bayview neighborhood will be closed Monday, February 20th. Urgent questions or booking requests should be sent to info@canyoncinema.com. This email address will be monitored.  

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  4. Canyon Cinema 50

    Canyon Cinema 50 Begins Now!

    Posted February 13th, 2017 in Canyon Cinema 50, News / Events

    Mark your calendars! Canyon Cinema 50 has begun. Throughout the year, we will be hosting many performances and events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the formal incorporation of the Canyon Cinema Co-op. We’re planning eleven months of programming in the Bay Area with our presenting partners Exploratorium, Pro Arts Gallery, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, […]

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    Canyon Cinema 50 // February 16th // Changing the Shape of Film: An evening with Barbara Hammer at Exploratorium

    Posted January 31st, 2017 in Canyon Cinema 50, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Thursday, February 16th, 2017 7:30pm Kanbar Forum, Exploratorium – Pier 15, San Francisco Buy Tickets Facebook event add this event to your calendar Join us Thursday, February 16th for an evening of transmuted cinema, where images break through the traditional rectangular screen and emerge as unexpected and amorphous shapes. Working since the late 1960s, Barbara Hammer’s career […]

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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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