New Acquisitions

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    Now available: Piyut I-V by Abraham Ravett

    Posted December 10th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Abraham Ravett collects five films on Judaism and familial memory on a DVD, Piyut I-V. It is now available for individual and institutional sale. Piyut I-V (2009-2012 | 94 minutes | COLOR/B&W) DVD collection of five films made 2009 – 2012. Notes For A Polish Jew (2012, 8 min, 16mm, silent) From Prague To Poland (2010, 15 min, digital, […]

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    New filmmaker: Diane Kitchen

    Posted December 4th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Diane Kitchen is an experimental ethnographer of indigenous life and keen observer of the natural world. Her films are once again available to rent from Canyon Cinema. Videe (2014 | 8.5 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) Consulting the text of the natural world. Filmed in a spruce forest. Ecstatic Vessels (2007 | 21 minutes | COLOR | […]

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    Now available: Wasteland No. 1: Ardent, Verdant by Jodie Mack

    Posted December 3rd, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Jodie Mack’s eulogy for victims of planned obsolescence, Wasteland No. 1: Ardent, Verdant is now available to rent. Wasteland No. 1: Ardent, Verdant (2017 | 4.5 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) A eulogy for wasted potential sends the out of date to the out of body: trash to treasure. An appetite for destruction charts the product life […]

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    Now available: Athyrium filix-femina by Kelly Egan

    Posted November 29th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Kelly Egan’s reflection on Anna Atkins and the gendered legacy of photographic art and science, Athyrium filix-femina, is now available on 35mm. Athyrium filix-femina (2016 | 5 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) The second in a series of “quilt films” that pay homage to the work of pioneering female artists, Athyrium filix-femina reimagines Anna Atkins’ foundational work […]

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    Now available: Barbara Hammer restorations

    Posted November 20th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Thirteen restored prints of Barbara Hammer’s films are now in circulation, courtesy of the Academy Film Archive, Electronic Arts Intermix, the National Film Preservation Foundation, and the Film Foundation, with funding provided by the George Lucas Family Foundation. History Lessons (2000 | 66 minutes | COLOR/B&W | SOUND) Available from Canyon for the first time! […]

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    Now available: new prints, films & files from Julie Murray

    Posted November 18th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Julie Murray has deposited two 16mm blowups of early Super 8 work; two 16mm films previously unavailable through Canyon; nine new prints of works already in the catalog; and seven files representing her recent digital work. FF (1986 | 10 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) New 16mm blowup print courtesy of the National Film Preservation Foundation! FF […]

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    Now available: three films by Colin Barton

    Posted November 15th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Hot off his visit in May for a Salon in San Francisco, experimental animator Colin V. Barton has added three films to the catalog. People In Pain (2009 | 10 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) A passage of pain resonates the cries for help only answered by death, explored through stages of suffering and release. Give […]

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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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