New Acquisitions

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    Now Available: New DVDs from 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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  2. Paul Clipson, Light Year

    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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  5. New works by Jerome Hiler

    Two films by Jerome Hiler now available through Canyon Cinema

    Posted January 16th, 2015 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    We are thrilled to announce that IN THE STONE HOUSE and WORDS OF MERCURY by accomplished filmmaker Jerome Hiler are now available from Canyon Cinema! Never before in circulation, these deeply personal films reflect Hiler’s preoccupations with light, rhythm, and visual craftsmanship. Jerome Hiler began his creative life as a painter and was a student [...]

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  6. Mark LaPore, Kolkata

    Now Available: Mekong and Kolkata by Mark LaPore

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

    Two new prints of Mark LaPore’s ethnographic work are now available!                       Kolkata (2005 | 35 minutes | B&W | SOUND) A portrait of North Kolkata (Calcutta), this film searches the streets for the ebb and flow of humanity and reflects the changing landscape of a [...]

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    Now Available: Bruce Baillie’s STILL LIFE

    Posted November 25th, 2014 in Announcements, New Films, News / Events

    Bruce Baillie’s STILL LIFE is now available to rent on 16mm through Canyon Cinema! Still Life (1966 | 2 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) From Morning Star. For more information and to rent this title, click here!

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    Now Available: Four new works on 16mm by Nathaniel Dorsky

    Posted November 4th, 2014 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Four new works by Nathaniel Dorsky, Avraham, Summer, December, and February, are now available to rent on 16mm from Canyon Cinema! Check out these films fresh off of their Viennale premieres… Avraham (2014 | 20 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) “In most of my films I have had the burden of adding a title afterwards. Sometimes the word [...]

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  9. Robert Huot, Rolls 1971

    Now Available: Robert Huot’s ROLLS 1971

    Posted October 1st, 2014 in New Acquisitions, New Films

    A complete 16mm print of Robert Huot’s Rolls (1971) is available for the very first time through Canyon Cinema! Rolls (1971) (1972 | 97 minutes | COLOR/B&W | SILENT) From A Critical Cinema, by Scott MacDonald: “The year 1971 was particularly intense for Huot: he was struggling to learn how to manage [his] farm, his [...]

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  10. Beth Block, MeTube

    Now Available: Four works by Beth Block

    Posted September 28th, 2014 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Four new works by Beth Block are now available from Canyon! MeTube (2013 | 15 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) An exploration of the underbelly of the internet, focusing on self-indulgence, emotional dysfunction and spiritual angst. Too much time, too much technology and nothing to say. Our children have learned well from us. For more [...]

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