New Acquisitions

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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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    New on 16mm: Lawrence Jordan’s Entr’acte II

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

    We are pleased to announce that Entr’acte II, the latest work from filmmaker Lawrence Jordan, is now available to rent on 16mm! Entr’acte II (2015 | 2 minutes | color | sound) In ENTR’ACTE II the walls come tumbling down. The wheels come off the wagon: Thunder, Lightning, Explosive meditations. Everything seems tobe happening at [...]

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    New on 16mm: Two Films from Mark Toscano

    Posted June 11th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is happy to announce the acquisition of two new films by our friend, preservationist extraordinaire and former board member,  filmmaker Mark Toscano! Certain Things (2014 | 4 minutes | color | sound) Certain things you remember. These are two of them, remembered by my father, as we drove north on S. Las Vegas [...]

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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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    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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    Now Available: Paul Clipson’s LIGHT YEAR

    Posted March 31st, 2015 in New Acquisitions, New Films

    Paul Clipson’s LIGHT YEAR is now available to rent on 16mm through Canyon Cinema! Light Year (2013 | 10 minutes | color | sound) A commission for the San Francisco Exploratorium, this film-collage studies the water systems and architecture of the San Francisco waterfront, in abstract and formal contexts. The musical score by Tashi Wada [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: The Films of Bill Brand!

    Posted March 9th, 2015 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    We are pleased to announce that the following works by filmmaker Bill Brand are now available to purchase on DVD through Canyon Cinema: Tree (1970 | 8 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) An old tree sits on a mound in an Ohio farm field. The filming of the tree and the metrical editing of the film [...]

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    Now Available from Lawrence Jordan: INFERNO on 16mm and New DVDs to Rent

    Posted March 5th, 2015 in Announcements, New DVDs, New Films, News / Events

    Big news for fans of Lawrence Jordan: several DVDs of the esteemed animator’s works are now available to rent through Canyon Cinema. But that’s not all– Jordan’s Inferno is now available on 16mm! After the Circus (2013 | 9 minutes | B&W | SOUND) An exploration into the 19th century death mystiques, which rely heavily on the [...]

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