New Acquisitions

  1. Attractions, Instructions, and Other Romances

    Now Available on DVD: Compilations from Peter Tscherkassky

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

    Two DVD compilations of Peter Tscherkassky’s work, Attractions, Instructions, and Other Romances and Films From a Dark Room, are now available to purchase through Canyon!                           Attractions, Instructions, and Other Romances¬† (1982-2010 | 91 minutes | BOTH | SOUND) This new DVD compiles [...]

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  2. Coming Attractions

    Now Available in 35mm: Coming Attractions (Tscherkassky, 2010)

    Posted August 12th, 2014 in New Acquisitions, New Films

    35mm prints of Peter Tscherkassky’s newest film, Coming Attractions, are now available to rent! “Tscherkassky’s recent, most beautiful film Coming Attractions creates a complex mosaic of cross-references – both formal, between shots, and historical, between periods and genres. This film demonstrates the extreme textual density found footage can achieve, interweaving early cinema, the avant-garde and [...]

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  3. Rolls: 1971

    Now Available on DVD: Robert Huot’s Rolls: 1971

    Posted August 11th, 2014 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs

    Excerpts from Robert Huot’s Rolls: 1971¬†are now available to rent on DVD! Rolls: 1971 (1971-1972 | 48 minutes | Color/B&W | Sound) “Rolls: 1971 is so powerful and so unusual in its emotional effects that I find it difficult to discuss.” – Scott MacDonald Click here for more information and to rent this title!

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    New For Sale: Peter Rose’s ‘Analogies’

    Posted July 31st, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    A new compilation of Peter Rose’s work is now available to purchase on DVD!                     This region free DVD includes the following films: Incantations (1971 | color | sound | 8.5 min) Analogies: Studies in the Movement of Time (1977 | color | sound | 14 [...]

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  5. Sharits

    New For Sale: Paul Sharits’ ‘Mandala Films’

    Posted July 30th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    A new compilation of Paul Sharits’ work is now available to purchase on DVD! This region free DVD includes the following films: Piece Mandala/End War (1966 | color | silent | 5 min) N:O;T;H;I;N;G (1968 | color | sound | 36 min) T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G (1968 | color | sound | 12 min) In the mid-1960s, Paul [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: Battements Solaires (Bokanowski, 2008)

    Posted July 27th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Walking towards the fire. In a ceaseless stream of light, people, landscapes and objects lead us to mysterious regions. :::: We are pleased to announce a new print of an animated film by the maestro Patrick Bokanowski, Battlements Solaires (Solar Beats). Rent it today!

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    New for Sale: Film Independents 1964

    Posted July 24th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Now available to purchase from Canyon Cinema… Film Independents 1964 (1964 | 57 minutes) This historic DVD is a collection of short films made by members of the group Film Independents, whose activities in the 1960s constitute an important foundation of the Japanese avant0garde. The group’s first event took place in 1964, when its members [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: Films By Richard Myers

    Posted July 21st, 2014 in Announcements, New DVDs, News / Events

    Several new compilations of Richard Myers’ work are now available to purchase on DVD! 1. Three Films By Richard Myers: The Path, First Time Here, and Coronation The Path (1961| 20 minutes | B&W | Silent) “Light as the symbol of the ineffable. The ‘plot’ of this subjective recreation of a dream seems to concern [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: Films by John Carney

    Posted July 18th, 2014 in Announcements, New DVDs, News / Events

    Two films by John Carney, Bal-Anat and Black Jackets and Choppers, are now available to purchase on DVD! Bal-Anat(1975, 20 min) There was a time in the 1970′s when Middle Eastern culture and dance gained widespread popular attention in the Bay Area through the offerings of Jamila Salimpour and her exciting and exotic dance troupe, [...]

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    Now Available on 16mm: Bruce Baillie’s Little Girl!

    Posted July 15th, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    This new restoration of Bruce Baillie’s Little Girl by Academy Film Archives rings in the first edition of the film available to rent ever! “This film by Bruce Baillie, completed in 1966 but unreleased until 2014, is contemporaneous¬†with Castro Street, but is much more formally connected to All My Life or Still Life, also from [...]

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