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    Now available: five films from Jodie Mack

    Posted December 1st, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Jodie Mack is an experimental animator that combines the formal techniques and structures of abstract/absolute animation with those of cinematic genres. Her handmade films use collage to explore the relationship between graphic cinema and storytelling, the tension between form and meaning. Musical documentary or stroboscopic archive: her films study domestic and recycled materials to illuminate the […]

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    Now available: three DVDs collecting the films of Lynn Marie Kirby

    Posted November 27th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Lynn Marie Kirby is a San Francisco-based artist who makes films, videos, and site responsive installations. Three DVDs that compile works made between 1997 and 2010 are now available for individual and institutional purchase from Canyon Cinema. Translation Series (1997-2003 | 27 minutes | COLOR) “[Kirby] is indeed an artist whose work represents simultaneously artistic […]

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    Now available: three classic films from Fred Padula on Blu-Ray and DVD

    Posted November 25th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Fred Padula is a musician, photographer, and filmmaker who has won awards at the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Telluride Film Festival, and the Chicago Film Festival. Three of his works made between 1965 and 1978 are now available for purchase on Blu-Ray Disc and DVD from Canyon Cinema. Ephesus (1965 | 24 minutes | B&W […]

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    Now available: a new digital exhibition file of Charlotte Pryce’s Prima Materia

    Posted November 22nd, 2019 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Charlotte Pryce has been making experimental films, photographs and optical objects since 1986. Her films have screened in numerous festivals including Rotterdam, Oberhausen, Toronto, San Francisco, New York, Hong Kong, Ann Arbor and London. Her film Prima Materia (2015) is now available to rent as a digital exhibition file from Canyon Cinema.   Prima Materia (2015 […]

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    Now available: Void Vision by Alexander Stewart

    Posted November 21st, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Alexander Stewart’s short films have screened internationally, including at the International Film Festival Rotterdam and Image Forum in Japan. He is a co-founder of the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation and teaches in the Experimental Animation program at CalArts.   Void Vision (2018 | 8 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) VOID VISION is an abstract science-fiction […]

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    Now available: new work and new digital exhibition files from Janis Crystal Lipzin

    Posted November 18th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Janis Crystal Lipzin has been called “one of the key American media artist of this era” and has been making art in virtually every form of reproducible media for nearly forty years. Lipzin taught Film and Interdisciplinary Studies at the renowned San Francisco Art Institute from 1978 to 2009 where she served as Chair of the prominent […]

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    11/1/2019 – A Salon with Lana Z Caplan

    Posted October 22nd, 2019 in Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings

    A Salon with Lana Z Caplan Friday, November 1st, 2019 // 7:30 PM (doors 7:00 PM) 16 Sherman Street Facebook Event We are delighted to welcome multimedia artist Lana Z Caplan to present a Canyon Cinema Salon screening at 16 Sherman Street in San Francisco. Caplan has curated a program that elegantly weaves films from Canyon’s deep catalog along […]

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    Microcosmic Cinema: A Benefit for Canyon Cinema

    Posted August 10th, 2019 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Microcosmic Cinema: A Benefit for Canyon Cinema Thursday, August 15, 2019 – 7:30 Balboa Theatre  Facebook Event  Tickets $15 – available now!  The Balboa Theatre, Owsley Brown & S.F. Cultural History Museum present Microcosmic Cinema: A Benefit For Canyon Cinema featuring 16mm projector performances by Kerry Laitala who will be presenting four works from her City […]

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    8/8/2019 // Still Dreaming: Remembering Phil Solomon

    Posted July 30th, 2019 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Still Dreaming: Remembering Phil Solomon Thursday, August 8, 2019 – 7:30 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Facebook Event Tickets – $10.00 General Admission ($6.00 Cinematheque members) Presented in association with San Francisco Cinematheque, program curated and presented by Steve Anker. Phil Solomon (January 3, 1954—April 20, 2019) was among the great avant-garde filmmakers of this era. Solomon’s more […]

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  10. Announcing Canyon Cinemazine #6: Missed Connections

    Posted July 24th, 2019 in News / Events

    Letters are written from a distance and go unanswered. I am trying to describe a place I’ve never been. The camera sees something that the person using it does not. A luminous detail or furtive glance. Did you feel the connection too? The dream gets hopelessly lost in waking. We were interrupted. You were not […]

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