New Acquisitions

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    Now available: five films from Jodie Mack

    Posted December 1st, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Jodie Mack is an experimental animator that combines the formal techniques and structures of abstract/absolute animation with those of cinematic genres. Her handmade films use collage to explore the relationship between graphic cinema and storytelling, the tension between form and meaning. Musical documentary or stroboscopic archive: her films study domestic and recycled materials to illuminate the […]

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    Now available: three DVDs collecting the films of Lynn Marie Kirby

    Posted November 27th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Lynn Marie Kirby is a San Francisco-based artist who makes films, videos, and site responsive installations. Three DVDs that compile works made between 1997 and 2010 are now available for individual and institutional purchase from Canyon Cinema. Translation Series (1997-2003 | 27 minutes | COLOR) “[Kirby] is indeed an artist whose work represents simultaneously artistic […]

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    Now available: three classic films from Fred Padula on Blu-Ray and DVD

    Posted November 25th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Fred Padula is a musician, photographer, and filmmaker who has won awards at the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Telluride Film Festival, and the Chicago Film Festival. Three of his works made between 1965 and 1978 are now available for purchase on Blu-Ray Disc and DVD from Canyon Cinema. Ephesus (1965 | 24 minutes | B&W […]

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    Now available: a new digital exhibition file of Charlotte Pryce’s Prima Materia

    Posted November 22nd, 2019 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Charlotte Pryce has been making experimental films, photographs and optical objects since 1986. Her films have screened in numerous festivals including Rotterdam, Oberhausen, Toronto, San Francisco, New York, Hong Kong, Ann Arbor and London. Her film Prima Materia (2015) is now available to rent as a digital exhibition file from Canyon Cinema.   Prima Materia (2015 […]

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    Now available: Void Vision by Alexander Stewart

    Posted November 21st, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Alexander Stewart’s short films have screened internationally, including at the International Film Festival Rotterdam and Image Forum in Japan. He is a co-founder of the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation and teaches in the Experimental Animation program at CalArts.   Void Vision (2018 | 8 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) VOID VISION is an abstract science-fiction […]

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    Now available: new work and new digital exhibition files from Janis Crystal Lipzin

    Posted November 18th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Janis Crystal Lipzin has been called “one of the key American media artist of this era” and has been making art in virtually every form of reproducible media for nearly forty years. Lipzin taught Film and Interdisciplinary Studies at the renowned San Francisco Art Institute from 1978 to 2009 where she served as Chair of the prominent […]

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    New consignment DVDs from Re:Voir

    Posted June 18th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Re:Voir publishes beautiful DVD editions of classic and contemporary experimental cinema, with the goal of introducing the broadest possible audience to rare, under-seen, and important artist-made films. Canyon Cinema is an American distributor of Re:Voir releases, and we are pleased to share work by Patrick Bokanowski, Stephen Dwoskin, Anne Maregiano, François Miron, Suzan Pitt, Jürgen […]

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    Now available: additional Jonathan Schwartz prints

    Posted June 17th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Jonathan Schwartz (1973-2018) was a filmmaker, teacher, and source of inspiration for all his friends and students. Jonathan incorporated found and collected materials in many of his films, and simultaneously developed his unique 16mm vision through intimate exchanges with his subjects, handheld gestures, in-camera superimpositions, and a profound attention to the transient qualities of the […]

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    Newly available Robert Todd prints and files

    Posted June 17th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Robert Todd (1963-2018) was a profoundly creative and compassionate person who expressed raw emotion through the medium of film. He was a prolific filmmaker, a dedicated mentor and educator, a painter of dark wonders, and a musical prodigy. His cinema had a profound influence on the international experimental film community, embracing the deep complexity of […]

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    Now available: seventeen exhibition files from Jon Behrens

    Posted June 12th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Jon Behrens is a Seattle-based filmmaker, curator, photographer, sound manipulator and teacher. Seventeen of his films, produced between 1993 and 2018, are now available to rent as digital files from Canyon Cinema. Light Coins (2018 | 4 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) This film is a collaboration between myself, Caryn Cline and Luke Sieczek. We made […]

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