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    Films by Jean Sousa now distributed by Canyon Cinema

    Posted May 18th, 2016 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films

    We’re pleased to announce that the 16mm films of Chicago-based filmmaker and photographer Jean Sousa are now distributed by Canyon Cinema. Excellent 16mm prints of films made from 1977-1987 received from the filmmaker are for the first time available from Canyon, Sousa’s films are a welcome addition to the Canyon Cinema catalog. Seven of Sousa’s films are now […]

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    4/1-4/3 \\ Canyon Cinema salutes CROSSROADS

    Posted March 26th, 2016 in Announcements, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema salutes CROSSROADS, San Francisco Cinematheque’s annual artist-made film, video and performance work: 75 films by 71 filmmakers from around the world! Congratulations to featured Canyon filmmakers Craig Baldwin, Stephen Broomer, Paul Clipson, Janie Geiser, William E. Jones, Janis Crystal Lipzin, Julie Murray, Michael Robinson, Ben Russell and Robert Todd. We are especially proud […]

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    Fandor Keyframe article: The Canyon Cinema Experiment

    Posted January 19th, 2016 in Announcements, News / Events

    Much has changed in San Francisco in the last fifty four years, summers of love, bubbles of tech, the current wave of uber-gentrification making it difficult for independent artists and the organizations that support and exhibit their work to survive here, and yet Canyon Cinema, one of the most significant repositories of independent, non-commercial, experimental, […]

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    Now Available – New Work by Tomonari Nishikawa

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

    Tomonari Nishikawa’s recent 35mm film sound of a million insects, light of a thousand stars is now available to rent at Canyon Cinema!  The film is currently screening at film festivals worldwide – most recently at the Singapore International Film Festival. sound of a million insects, light of a thousand stars (2014 |2 minutes |COLOR | […]

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    Now Available – Eight Works by Rose Lowder

    Posted November 10th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Eight brand new 16mm prints from Rose Lowder are available to rent from Canyon Cinema! Jardins du Marais (Marsh Gardens)  (2010 |2.5 minutes |COLOR |SOUND) This magnificent garden, in the Parc naturel régional de Brière, in the middle of the presqu#île de Guérande, Loire-Atlantique, in France, covers over a hectare of land. It’s vegetable garden, […]

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    Available November 1st on 16mm: Two New Films by Nathaniel Dorsky

    Posted October 15th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Available for booking starting November 1st // Prelude and Intimations: New Films by Nathaniel Dorsky Prelude |2015 |20 minutes |COLOR |SILENT Rental Format(s): 16mm film, 18 fps It is a profound and rarified pleasure to be photographing and editing film at this most tentative of times. To do so is to behold the soulful beauty and […]

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    Meet our new Director and Collection Manager!

    Posted October 9th, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

    Many of you have heard the news by now that Denah Johnston, Canyon Cinema Foundation’s Executive Director, stepped down from her position this past July.  The staff and Board of Directors cannot thank Denah enough for her incredible dedication and leadership over the past 3 years. She oversaw the transition to non-profit status, strengthened existing […]

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    10/5/15 – Canyon Cinema Salon – For the Eyes: a program of 16mm films selected by Amy Halpern

    Posted September 28th, 2015 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on Monday October 5, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for the fall 2015 season opener of our Salon series. This month, we’re pleased to welcome filmmaker Amy Halpern who will present a selection of recent 16mm films from her Assorted Morsels (2012) series – Three-Minute Hells (with Arwa Ibrahim), By Halves and Elixir (with Asha Wilson & Joyce Campbell) along […]

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    Tickets on sale now – Four Recent Films by Nathaniel Dorsky at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

    Posted September 22nd, 2015 in Announcements, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Films by Nathaniel Dorsky: How Delicately the Light Imbues our Fleeting Life Join us Thursday November 12th at 7:30pm for a night of silent 16mm screenings of Nathaniel Dorsky‘s most recent work, presented in association with the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.  Screenings will be repeated Friday Nov. 13th and through the weekend; the […]

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    Hiler // Dorsky Dual Retrospective at the New York Film Festival

    Posted September 10th, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    NYFF53 Will Feature Retrospectives of Works by Jerome Hiler and Nathaniel Dorsky This Month at Lincoln Center New York Film Festival Retrospective LUMINOUS INTIMACY: THE CINEMA OF NATHANIEL DORSKY AND JEROME HILER Sept. 28th – Oct. 2nd      For the last six decades, Nathaniel Dorsky and Jerome Hiler, partners in life and in cinema, have […]

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