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    A Letter from Denah Johnston

    Posted July 27th, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

    Dear friends, collaborators, community at large: I am moved to write a letter to let everyone know that I am stepping down from my position as Executive Director to take on a tenure-track teaching position in the Cinema Department at San Francisco City College and that my last day in the office will be Wednesday July 29th. This was one [...]

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    Job Opening – Collection Manager

    Posted July 21st, 2015 in News / Events

    Canyon Cinema Foundation is searching for its next Collection Manager.  Responsible for the oversight, care and preservation of our collections, this is a key position in our growing organization.  Those interested can review the job description and requirements below or download them HERE.  Applications will be accepted until Monday, August 3rd at 4pm PDT. Job Opening [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: New Prints of James Broughton’s Hermes Bird and High Kukus, and Broughton & Joel Singers’ The Gardener of Eden

    Posted July 16th, 2015 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    New, beautiful prints of Hermes Bird, High Kukus and The Gardener of Eden are now available for loan from Canyon Cinema! High Kukus (1973 | 3 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) “A visualization of the Zen dictum of ‘sitting quietly, doing nothing,’ HIGH KUKUS uses a single beautiful visual image while it delights with a poetic [...]

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    Now Available on Blu Ray: Janie Geiser’s The Hummingbird Wars

    Posted July 6th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    We are pleased to announce that The Humming Bird Wars, the latest work from filmmaker Janie Geiser, is now available to rent on BluRay! The Humming Bird Wars (2014 | 10 minutes | color | sound) “A theatrical fiction, collapsing time and place: turn-of-the-last-century performers apply stage makeup as if for war, to engage in [...]

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    Office Closure Friday July 3rd (in Observance of the 4th)

    Posted June 25th, 2015 in News / Events

    Please note that our office will be closed Friday July 3rd for the holiday. Any calls or emails will be returned Monday, July 6th. Apologies for any inconvenience!

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    6/29/15 Canyon Cinema Salon, Betwixt and Between with Kate McCabe

    Posted June 24th, 2015 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on the evening of June 29th, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for the next installment of our 2015 Salon series. This month, we’re pleased to welcome independent filmmaker Kate McCabe who will premiere her new film “You and I Remain”, a lovely apocalyptic lullaby about the Anthropocene, alongside films from the Canyon collection that have greatly [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: 8 Films by Saul Levine

    Posted June 18th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    We at Canyon Cinema are beyond excited to announce 8 films now available to rent on 16mm by Saul Levine! Falling Notes Unleaving (2013 | 13 minutes | color | sound) Made almost fifty years after his debut film, Saul Levine’s FALLING NOTES UNLEAVING presents the filmmaker returning to the inspiration of Stan Brakhage and [...]

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    New on 16mm: Nursing History by Marian McMahon

    Posted June 17th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is honored to offer Nursing History by the late, great Marian McMahon for loan on 16mm. Marian McMahon’s contributions to Canadian critical film and video practice have had a substantial impact on contemporary art discourse in Canada. Her work created a dialogue for women’s experiences, interlacing personal and shared subjectivities to examine the [...]

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    Canyon co-presentations at Frameline June 18-28

    Posted June 15th, 2015 in Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Canyon is proud to co-present three screenings at this year’s San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. Each of these films contains deep roots in our filmmaking community. One of the world’s leading experts on LGBT cinema history and VP of e-commerce at Wolfe Video, Jenni Olson has been busy touring her new film The Royal Road [...]

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    Lawrence Jordan and John Davis at THE LAB June 18th

    Posted June 15th, 2015 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Lawrence Jordan performing in person with John Davis Thursday, June 18, 2015 at THE LAB 2948 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 7:30pm doors, screening starts promptly at 8pm $8 general / free for members. Drawing on a deep knowledge of classical mythology and a wide variety of esoteric philosophies and traditions, yet propelled by his own personalized form of [...]

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