New Acquisitions

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    New film: Saisonnier by Sandra Davis

    Posted October 1st, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Sandra Davis’ “little story without a narrative” — or perhap, her “ode” — Saisonnier is now available to rent. Saisonnier (2016 | 7 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) Another ode – a little story without a narrative. A reverie for a moment in time, and a passion of place. Facing time and echoes of disappearance. Audio and […]

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    Celebrating the work of Josephine Massarella

    Posted September 29th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions

    Josephine Massarella was an independent filmmaker and teacher based in Hamilton, Ontario, as well as a longtime friend of Canyon Cinema. She passed away on June 22, 2018. Her last work, 165708, premiered at the 2018 Ann Arbor Film Festival, where it was awarded the prize for Best Experimental Film. A digital version of the film […]

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    New prints: Piece Mandala/End War, Word Movie and T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G by Paul Sharits

    Posted September 27th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    New prints of Paul Sharits’ flicker films Word Movie, Piece Mandala/End War, and T, O, U, C, H, I, N, G, have arrived at Canyon and are now in circulation! T, O, U, C, H, I, N, G (1968 | 12 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) Starring poet David Franks whose voice appears on soundtrack/an […]

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    New digital files: Karen Holmes’ Returning the Shadow and Saving the Proof

    Posted September 25th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Karen Holmes has delivered digital versions of Saving the Proof, an 11-minute deconstruction of the act and process of a woman walking, and Returning the Shadow, which uses old family photographs to meditate on personal and hereditary memory. Returning the Shadow (1985 | 23 minutes | COLOR | OPT) Old family photographs invoke memories and invite […]

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    Now available: Revelations by Dominic Angerame

    Posted September 24th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Dominic Angerame’s Revelations, the newest iteration in his “City Symphony” series, is now available to rent! Revelations (2018 | 24 minutes | B&W | SOUND) “He began to recognize that motion pix could be used as a medium to reveal the supernatural and underworld. He found the calling for which he had been born. He found […]

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    Now available: Tartarughe d’Acqua by Rose Lowder

    Posted September 23rd, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Tartarughe d’Acqua, Rose Lowder’s study of a turtle colony in a small pond in Italy, is now available for rental. Tartarughe d’Acqua (2016 | 24.5 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) The town of Asti, Piemonte, in Italy, has in its park a very small pond in which there are a great number of turtles, a species […]

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  7. New prints: Anthony McCall’s Line Describing a Cone

    Posted September 21st, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Two more prints of Anthony McCall’s pioneering solid light film Line Describing a Cone have now arrived at Canyon. Line Describing a Cone (1973 | 30 minutes | B&W | SILENT) Line Describing a Cone is what I term a solid light film. It is dealing with the projected light-beam itself, rather than treating the light-beam as a mere […]

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    Now available: Peter Tscherkassky’s The Exquisite Corpus

    Posted September 19th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Peter Tscherkassky’s most recent film The Exquisite Corpus draws from found soft-core pornography, advertising rushes, and long-forgotten B movies to conjure an erotic and delirious seaside dream. It is now available to rent. The Exquisite Corpus (2015 | 19 minutes | B&W | SOUND) In 1925 Surrealists in Paris started to use a writing and […]

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  9. New Brakhage Prints: Mothlight, Scenes from Under Childhood & The Dead

    Posted September 17th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    The National Gallery of Art in Wasington, D.C. has generously provided funding for new distribution prints of Mothlight, Scenes From Under Childhood (I, II, III, & IV), and The Dead, which are now in distribution. Scenes From Under Childhood Part 1 (1967 | 25 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) Scenes From Under Childhood Part 2 […]

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    Now available: digital versions of 13 works by Mark Street

    Posted September 14th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Thirteen works by Mark Street are now available as digital files. “My interests in filmmaking are restless and peripatetic. I’ve made films about the American flag, soft-core pornography, a Brooklyn walk, a trip to Mexico, abstract shapes on black leader, and day-to-day life in Tampa, Florida. Each new project sends me spinning in a new […]

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