New Acquisitions

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    Films by Kerry Laitala now distributed by Canyon Cinema

    Posted May 15th, 2017 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films

    It is an honor to announce that the 16mm and 35mm films of San Francisco-based filmmaker Kerry Laitala are now distributed by Canyon Cinema. Secure the Shadow… ‘Ere the Substance Fade (1997 | 9 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) “… steeped in melancholia, involuntary schadenfreude and a sense of spoil that is both anachronistic and transcendental. […]

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    New on 35mm – Traces/Legacy, by Scott Stark

    Posted December 15th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    We are pleased to announce that Scott Stark’s most recent 35mm film is now available from Canyon Cinema Traces/Legacy (2015 | 9 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) A follow-up to my 2012 film Traces, Traces/Legacy uses a device called a film recorder to print a series of digital still images onto 35mm film. Discarded Christmas trees, […]

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    Now available in 16mm at Canyon : Prima Materia by Charlotte Pryce !

    Posted December 12th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Charlotte Pryce’s stunning hand processed Prima Materia is now available from Canyon Cinema. \ Prima Materia (2015 | 3 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) Hand Processed. Delicate threads of energy spiral and transform into mysterious microscopic cells of golden dust: these are the luminous particles of the alchemist’s dream. Prima Materia is inspired by the haunting wonderment […]

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    Daniel Barnett’s Loose Ends Trilogy DVD available at Canyon

    Posted December 8th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce newly available DVDs from filmmaker Daniel Barnett. The Loose Ends trilogy includes Endless (1987-1990), Untoward Ends (1969-1971), and Dead End, Dead End (1981) “Untoward Ends, along with Dead End, Dead End and Endless are a kind of cross between diaries and structural films and span the main part of my career […]

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    2 new films by Nathaniel Dorksy are now available ~ The Dreamer and Autumn

    Posted November 7th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    We are pleased to announce that Nathaniel Dorsky’s most recent films – The Dreamer and Autumn (2016) – are now available through Canyon Cinema. Autumn (2016 | 26 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) Autumn, photographed during the last months of the drought year, 2015, is a stately, but intimate seasonal tome, a celebration of the poignancy […]

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    Now available on 16mm : 9 new films by Amy Halpern

    Posted October 9th, 2016 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Nine brand new 16mm prints of films by Amy Halpern are available to rent from Canyon Cinema! Amy Halpern is a New York filmmaker, living & working in Los Angeles. Since childhood she has been composing with movement and light, and making 16mm abstract films since 1972. She is the co-founder of two film screening organizations: The Collective for […]

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    Now available: Josephine Massarella’s Light Study

    Posted May 23rd, 2016 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films

    Canyon is pleased to announce this latest addition to Massarella’s films in distribution – beautifully photographed on 16mm and available for distribution in high definition digital formats. Josephine Massarella | 2013 | 12.5 minutes | COLOR/B&W | STEREO Rental Format(s): Digital File (Quicktime ProRes 1920×1080) Sale Format(s): Blu-Ray Disc   Light Study is a poetic examination of the wetlands, forests, […]

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    Films by Jean Sousa now distributed by Canyon Cinema

    Posted May 18th, 2016 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films

    We’re pleased to announce that the 16mm films of Chicago-based filmmaker and photographer Jean Sousa are now distributed by Canyon Cinema. Excellent 16mm prints of films made from 1977-1987 received from the filmmaker are for the first time available from Canyon, Sousa’s films are a welcome addition to the Canyon Cinema catalog. Seven of Sousa’s films are now […]

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    Now Available – the work of Daniel Barnett returns to Canyon

    Posted February 29th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    We are delighted to announce the return of 3 films by DANIEL BARNETT to the Canyon collection. 16mm prints of WHITE HEART (1975) and THE CHINESE TYPEWRITER (1978-1983) are now available for rental, and AN ANGRAM (2003) is available for purchase on DVD.     White Heart (Daniel Barnett | 1975 | 53 minutes | […]

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    Now Available on 16mm – Les tournesols colorés (1983) by Rose Lowder

    Posted January 29th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Rose Lowder’s 1983  film  Les tournesols colorés is now available to rent at Canyon Cinema! Les tournesols colorés (Rose Lowder | 1983 | 3 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) Rental Format(s): 16mm film Les tournesols colorés is derived from the same footage used in Les tournesols, but with candy colors, giving other modulations to movie […]

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