Announcements

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    8/21/18 – Paul Clipson Filmmaker at The Roxie

    Posted August 16th, 2018 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Tuesday, AUGUST 21 // 6:30 PM // The Little Roxie PAUL CLIPSON FILMMAKER 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103 map event website: https://www.roxie.com/ai1ec_event/paul-clipson-filmmaker/?instance_id=28715 In 2015 & 2017, Paul Clipson curated and presented programs of experimental films from the collection at Canyon Cinema. One was screened as part of their salon series and the other, an event […]

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    Canyon Cinema now distributing the films of Fred Worden

    Posted August 14th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to announce the availability of more than a dozen 16mm films spanning the career of a post-1960s pioneer of cinematic optical investigation, Fred Worden. “Originally from Southern California (as a young surfer dude he was nearly the drummer for his friends’ band The Leaves), Worden obtained his BA from Colorado College […]

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  3. New Brakhage prints at Canyon: Gift (1973) and Chartres Series (1994)

    Posted May 31st, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Through the courtesy of the Estate of Stan Brakhage and the Academy Film Archive we are pleased to announce two recent additions to the Canyon catalog: For the first time in distribution at Canyon Cinema,  a new print of Stan Brakhage’s Gift is now available. Gift (1973 | 2. 5 min | color | silent) A “found […]

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    Now available – new preservation print Warren Haack’s Selective Service System

    Posted May 28th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Courtesy of filmmaker Warren Haack and the Academy Film Archive, we are pleased to announce a new 16mm print from a recently completed preservation is now in distribution at Canyon. Selective Service System (1970 | 13 min | color | sound) Since 1956, the United States had been involved in a ground war in Asia. The […]

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  5. Announcing the return to distribution of Toney Merritt’s Welcome to the House of Raven

    Posted May 24th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Following his appearance in the Canyon Cinema salon screening series, we are pleased to announce the return to distribution of Toney Merritt’s 1997 film Welcome to the House of Raven. Welcome to the House of Raven (1997 | 3 min | B&W | sound) A dance. When magic is a verb. The Beginning of the End. The […]

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  6. In case you missed it: Curt McDowell packaged programs

    Posted May 17th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    As of Fall 2016, camp king Curt McDowell’s films are available through Canyon as specially curated programs featuring newly struck 16mm prints. “Curt McDowell worked in San Francisco from the late 1960s until his death in 1987- a period that witnessed the Summer of Love, gay liberation, and the onset of AIDS, to which he […]

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    New filmmaker: Fern Silva

    Posted April 30th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    New York-based filmmaker Fern Silva has joined the Canyon catalog. Six of his films are now available to rent. Fern Silva (b. 1982, USA/Portugal) is an artist who primarily works in 16mm. His films consider methods of narrative, ethnographic, and documentary filmmaking as the starting point for structural experimentation. He has created a body of […]

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    Henry Hills returns to Canyon

    Posted April 26th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is honored to welcome filmmaker, teacher, and erstwhile Cinemanews editor Henry Hills back to its catalog. Ten of his rhythmic, collaborative works are now in distribution. “Film is so large and we are so small. Every maker in this catalog has a very partial approach. I think of editing as a way to […]

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    Now touring: new prints of work by Saul Levine and Christopher Harris

    Posted April 23rd, 2018 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema 50, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    New prints of Light Lick: Amen and 28.IV.81 (Bedouin Spark) are now circulating for our Canyon Cinema 50 film tour. Both are available as a part of Studies in Natural Magic, a selection of films made between 1973 and 2017. For complete information on the tour, including how to book, click here. For a list […]

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    New Filmmaker: Mike Stoltz

    Posted April 16th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films

    We are pleased to welcome filmmaker Mike Stoltz to the Canyon catalog. Three of Stoltz’s films made between 2013 and 2015 are now available. With Pluses and Minuses (2013 | 5 minutes | COLOR | OPT) A ground-less and boundless 16mm film in which a wall becomes a window to a swirling landscape.? “Stoltz shakes […]

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