New DVDs

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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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    Now from Larry Gottheim: Chants and Dances for Hand

    Posted December 28th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Chants and Dances for Hand, Larry Gottheim’s exploration of Haitian Vodou, is now available to rent or purchase on DVD, or as a digital file for exhibition. Chants and Dances for Hand (2016 | 40 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) The material was shot in Haiti about 25 years ago. Some sections are formed out […]

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    Septuagenarian Collaborations now available on DVD

    Posted December 27th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Jerry Orr and Gary Adlestein’s six-year joint project Septuagenarian Collaborations is now available on DVD for rental and sale. Septuagenarian Collaborations (2010-2016 | 49 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) By Gary Adlestein and Jerry Orr Three non-narrative tales based on literary classics (by way of 1950’s Classic Comics) and an experimental meditation on how fast, […]

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    Brice Bowman joins Canyon catalog

    Posted December 13th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to offer four films by prolific California painter and filmmaker Brice Bowman for rental on DVD. Narcotics, In the Next Room (2012 | 8 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) A film in a series which takes a look at managing existence without a permanent residence. Shot on digital video, 2012.   […]

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    Twelve DVDs from Lynne Sachs now available for rental

    Posted December 12th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Twelve titles from experimental documentarian Lynne Sachs are now available to rent on DVD from Canyon. Window Work (2000 | 9 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) A woman drinks tea, washes a window, reads the paper – simple tasks that somehow suggest a kind of quiet mystery within and beyond the image. Sometimes one hears […]

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    Daniel Barnett’s White Heart available on DVD

    Posted December 11th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Cinematic philosopher Daniel Barnett’s rare and influential film White Heart is now available for individual and institutional sale on DVD. White Heart (1975 | 53 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) “Daniel Barnett is a leading experimental filmmaker who develops complex metaphors in his films out of rephotography and other post-production techniques…White Heart is his longest […]

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    New DVD on sale : Let Them Eat Cake, by Alexis Krasilovsky

    Posted December 1st, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Let Them Eat Cake (2014 |81 minutes |COLOR |SOUND) Six years in the making, filmed in a dozen countries, this is a poetic essay film on the full range from the pleasures and dangers of overeating to the tragedies of world hunger. Let Them Eat Cake is not your typical documentary. It is a poetic […]

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    Lynn Sachs Your Day Is My Night now available on DVD

    Posted November 30th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Your Day Is My Night (2013 | 64 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) Blending autobiographical monologues, intimate conversations, and staged performances, Lynne Sachs’ Your Day Is My Night documents the lives of Chinese immigrants sharing a “shift-bed” apartment in the heart of New York City’s Chinatown, offering a deeply felt portrait of the Asian-American immigrant experience. […]

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    Found and Lost by Janis Crystal Lipzin : New sale DVD available

    Posted November 29th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Found and Lost (2014 | 8 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) Music by Lisa Mezzacappa A found home movie of a vacation in mid-20th-century Bakersfield, CA prompts reflection on lost times and lost technologies. Commissioned for the 30th Anniversary of Artists Television Access (ATA) San Francisco by Mission Eye and Ear. Selected screenings: 18th ANTIMATTER MEDIA […]

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