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    Kinder Kino with Canyon Cinema at Exploratorium – Saturday, August 16th

    Posted August 15th, 2014 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Cinema Arts at Exploratorium presents, Saturday Cinema: Kinder Kino with Canyon Cinema Saturday, August 16, 2014 • 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Location: Exploratorium Pier 15, Kanbar Forum Admission: Included with museum admission. Buy Tickets → For more than 45 years, San Francisco–based Canyon Cinema has been a key resource of avant-garde and artist-made films. For [...]

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    New For Sale: Peter Rose’s ‘Analogies’

    Posted July 31st, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    A new compilation of Peter Rose’s work is now available to purchase on DVD!                     This region free DVD includes the following films: Incantations (1971 | color | sound | 8.5 min) Analogies: Studies in the Movement of Time (1977 | color | sound | 14 [...]

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    New For Sale: Paul Sharits’ ‘Mandala Films’

    Posted July 30th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    A new compilation of Paul Sharits’ work is now available to purchase on DVD! This region free DVD includes the following films: Piece Mandala/End War (1966 | color | silent | 5 min) N:O;T;H;I;N;G (1968 | color | sound | 36 min) T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G (1968 | color | sound | 12 min) In the mid-1960s, Paul [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: Battements Solaires (Bokanowski, 2008)

    Posted July 27th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Walking towards the fire. In a ceaseless stream of light, people, landscapes and objects lead us to mysterious regions. :::: We are pleased to announce a new print of an animated film by the maestro Patrick Bokanowski, Battlements Solaires (Solar Beats). Rent it today!

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    New for Sale: Film Independents 1964

    Posted July 24th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Now available to purchase from Canyon Cinema… Film Independents 1964 (1964 | 57 minutes) This historic DVD is a collection of short films made by members of the group Film Independents, whose activities in the 1960s constitute an important foundation of the Japanese avant0garde. The group’s first event took place in 1964, when its members [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: Films By Richard Myers

    Posted July 21st, 2014 in Announcements, New DVDs, News / Events

    Several new compilations of Richard Myers’ work are now available to purchase on DVD! 1. Three Films By Richard Myers: The Path, First Time Here, and Coronation The Path (1961| 20 minutes | B&W | Silent) “Light as the symbol of the ineffable. The ‘plot’ of this subjective recreation of a dream seems to concern [...]

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    Society of Cinema and Media Studies Supports Canyon Cinema

    Posted July 18th, 2014 in Announcements, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is happy to announce a new partnership with The Society for Cinema and Media Studies! SCMS, the leading scholarly organization dedicated to Film and Media studies in the United States, made an official announcement on their website July 16th: The Society for Cinema and Media Studies is proud to announce that it is [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: Films by John Carney

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

    Two films by John Carney, Bal-Anat and Black Jackets and Choppers, are now available to purchase on DVD! Bal-Anat(1975, 20 min) There was a time in the 1970′s when Middle Eastern culture and dance gained widespread popular attention in the Bay Area through the offerings of Jamila Salimpour and her exciting and exotic dance troupe, [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: Bruce Baillie’s Little Girl!

    Posted July 15th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    This new restoration of Bruce Baillie’s Little Girl by Academy Film Archives rings in the first edition of the film available to rent ever! “This film by Bruce Baillie, completed in 1966 but unreleased until 2014, is contemporaneous with Castro Street, but is much more formally connected to All My Life or Still Life, also from [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: Films of Alice Anne Parker Severson

    Posted July 12th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    A DVD compilation of works by Alice Anne Parker (Severson) is available to purchase from Canyon Cinema! Included films: I Change I Am the Same (1969 | 1 min | B&W | Sound) A short, hilarious film of a woman and a man in various stages of undress – in their own and each other’s [...]

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