New DVDs

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    Now available on DVD – Mad Dance: A Mental Health Film Trilogy by Ken Paul Rosenthal

    Posted April 1st, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Ken Paul Rosenthal‘s recent films explore the geography of madness through natural and urban landscapes. These films re-envision the way we think, speak, and feel about emotional distress and wellness in today’s chaotic world by connecting the fissures and fault lines of human nature to the unstable topography and mercurial weather patterns of the San […]

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    Now available: three exhibition files from Jason Halprin

    Posted February 20th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Jason Halprin is media artist and teacher working in film & video, and is currently based in Oakland, CA. He is a Professor in the Cinema Department at City College of San Francisco, and was previously a member of the faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Colgate University, and Columbia College […]

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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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    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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    Spotlight on Patrick Bokanowski: new work, DCPs, and Blu Rays

    Posted January 28th, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Patrick Bokanowski is a French filmmaker and animator concerned with the subjective potential of cinema, achieved through distortion of the camera lens and virtuoso optical manipulation. In L’envol and L’indomptable (both 2018), video inputs effloresce into rays of light; both are available as DCPs from Canyon for the first time. The feature films L’ange and […]

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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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    Now available: Revelations by Dominic Angerame

    Posted September 24th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Dominic Angerame’s Revelations, the newest iteration in his “City Symphony” series, is now available to rent! Revelations (2018 | 24 minutes | B&W | SOUND) “He began to recognize that motion pix could be used as a medium to reveal the supernatural and underworld. He found the calling for which he had been born. He found […]

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    Now available: six films by Jon Behrens on Blu-Ray

    Posted May 14th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Six films produced between 1996 and 2013 by Seattle-based programmer, filmmaker, sound manipulator, and educator Jon Behrens are now available for individual sale on a Blu-Ray disc designed by the artist. 6 Films, Volume 1 (1996-2013 | 44 minutes) Collection on of six 16mm films on Blu-Ray blu-ray disc designed and produced by the artist. Includes […]

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    Three new films available from Lawrence Jordan

    Posted May 7th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, New Films, News / Events

    Three new works from indomitable animator and former Canyon president Lawrence Jordan are now available in our catalog. Night Light (2016 | 1o minutes | COLOR/B&W | SOUND) This is a classic Jordan animation, primarily in B/W, with touches of color. Actually, the engraved art work was film on color negative, so that subtle variations in tone are […]

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