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    05/22/15: Peter Tscherkassky’s The Exquisite Corpus Premiere at Cannes Film Festival!

    Posted May 14th, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    We’re excited to announce that Canyon Cinema filmmaker Peter Tscherkassky’s latest film, The Exquisite Corpus, will premiere at Cannes Film Festival at the Director’s Fortnight. Read on for screening dates and a description of the film. And be sure to check out Peter’s filmmaker page and official website for more info about the artist and his body of work. [...]

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    5/31/15: Canyon Cinema/Silent Film Festival Co-Presentation: AVANT-GARDE PARIS

    Posted May 5th, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema Foundation is happy to announce that we are co-presenting a program with The Silent Film Festival this year! Head over to the historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco at 12:30PM on May 31 for AVANT-GARDE PARIS, a program that explores two seminal films from two great visionaries of the Avant-Garde working in one [...]

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    New 16mm print: Oskar Fischinger’s Allegretto

    Posted May 4th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    A new 16mm print of Oskar Fischinger’s ALLEGRETTO is now available through Canyon Cinema! Allegretto (1936-43 | 3 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) “Visually, ALLEGRETTO is very rich indeed. Fischinger’s fascination with the new (to him) technique of cell animation led him to experiment with multi-layered see-through constructions which are more diverse and complex on the [...]

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    5/4/15 Canyon Cinema Salon, Next To You with Claire Bain

    Posted May 2nd, 2015 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on the evening of May 4th, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for the next installment of our Spring 2015 Salon series. This month, artist and filmmaker Claire Bain will present a selection of 16mm films from Canyon’s collection that function within systems of identity, representation, persona, and power. On her program, Bain says: “These films demonstrate that [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: Elsa, VIS A VIS, Foreign Film Series, Unbound, Suburban Trilogy by Abigail Child

    Posted April 29th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    We are pleased to announce that the following works from filmmaker Abigail Child are now available to purchase on DVD: Elsa merdelamerdelamer + VIS A VIS: Elsa merdelamerdelamer (2013 | 4 minutes | B&W | SOUND) Digital. Abigail Child’s short, ELSA merdelamerdelamer, is a smoky, punky and sexy chapter in the collectively made Feminist bio-drama, [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: Recent and new works by Dana Plays

    Posted April 27th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    5 works by Dana Plays are now available to purchase on DVD from Canyon Cinema! Zero Hour (1992 | 30 minutes | B&W | SOUND) Through optical printing footage from a 1945 US Navy sponsored film promoting victory Bonds which depicts WWII orphans and intercutting of other documentation, Zero Hour refers to characteristic of current postwar [...]

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    Dominic Angerame–Mini European Tour!

    Posted April 24th, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Canyon’s friends across the pond will soon have the chance to catch a screening of Dominic Angerame’s work! Dominic, one of our longest-running filmmakers, will be touring with a program that includes Continuum, Deconstruction Sight, Premonition, In the Course of Human Events, Line of Fire, and The Soul of Things, in addition to Laszlo Moholy-Nagy’s film Notes [...]

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    April 10–12: See New Works from Canyon Cinema Filmmakers at CROSSROADS 2015

    Posted April 9th, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    This weekend, San Francisco Cinematheque will open its annual CROSSROADS* film festival! This year’s lineup promises to be unmissable, with 9 programs ranging in theme from “forward reverse read write: conjectures about the animal” to “haunted house: a catalog of the small and ecstatic“, and much much more! Advance tickets can now be purchased for [...]

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    3/30/2015 Canyon Cinema Salon, Nathaniel Dorsky on Stan Brakhage pt II

    Posted March 16th, 2015 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on the evening of March 30, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for the first installment of our 2015 Salon series. This month, filmmaker Nathaniel Dorsky will return to present Stan Brakhage’s The God of Day Had Gone Down Upon Him on 16mm. Dorksy writes: This evening’s Canyon Cinema Salon blooms out of the joy and desire to continue [...]

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    Kodachromes from San Francisco 1980-1990 by Chuck Hudina

    Posted March 15th, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

    Bright colors, dark shadows, and stark lines are the accessories that make up long time Canyon Cinema filmmaker Chuck Hudina’s portraits of San Francisco in the 1980s. These portraits, through their abstractions of the city they re-present, alert to the affects of a stroll through San Francisco in the light and shade of the California [...]

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