New Films

  1. New Brakhage prints at Canyon: Gift (1973) and Chartres Series (1994)

    Posted May 31st, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Through the courtesy of the Estate of Stan Brakhage and the Academy Film Archive we are pleased to announce two recent additions to the Canyon catalog: For the first time in distribution at Canyon Cinema,  a new print of Stan Brakhage’s Gift is now available. Gift (1973 | 2. 5 min | color | silent) A “found […]

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  2. Announcing the return to distribution of Toney Merritt’s Welcome to the House of Raven

    Posted May 24th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Following his appearance in the Canyon Cinema salon screening series, we are pleased to announce the return to distribution of Toney Merritt’s 1997 film Welcome to the House of Raven. Welcome to the House of Raven (1997 | 3 min | B&W | sound) A dance. When magic is a verb. The Beginning of the End. The […]

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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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    Sandy Ding’s The Moon now available

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

    Sandy Ding’s lyrical lunar short The Moon is now available to rent. The Moon (2006 | 4 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) The moon is a fundamental element of human life.

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    New filmmaker: Fern Silva

    Posted April 30th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    New York-based filmmaker Fern Silva has joined the Canyon catalog. Six of his films are now available to rent. Fern Silva (b. 1982, USA/Portugal) is an artist who primarily works in 16mm. His films consider methods of narrative, ethnographic, and documentary filmmaking as the starting point for structural experimentation. He has created a body of […]

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    Henry Hills returns to Canyon

    Posted April 26th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is honored to welcome filmmaker, teacher, and erstwhile Cinemanews editor Henry Hills back to its catalog. Ten of his rhythmic, collaborative works are now in distribution. “Film is so large and we are so small. Every maker in this catalog has a very partial approach. I think of editing as a way to […]

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    Now Available: Ten Mornings Ten Evenings and One Horizon

    Posted April 19th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films

    Tomonari Nishikawa’s landscape exposure experiment Ten Mornings Ten Evenings and One Horizon is now available to rent on film through Canyon Cinema. Ten Mornings Ten Evenings and One Horizon (2016 | 10 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) It displays bridges on Yahagi River, which runs near where I was grown up in Japan. I shot […]

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    New Filmmaker: Mike Stoltz

    Posted April 16th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films

    We are pleased to welcome filmmaker Mike Stoltz to the Canyon catalog. Three of Stoltz’s films made between 2013 and 2015 are now available. With Pluses and Minuses (2013 | 5 minutes | COLOR | OPT) A ground-less and boundless 16mm film in which a wall becomes a window to a swirling landscape.? “Stoltz shakes […]

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    Now available: Newt Pauses by Amy Halpern

    Posted December 26th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Amy Halpern’s biological study Newt Pauses is now available to rent on 16mm. Newt Pauses (2016 | 7.5 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) Notopthalmus viridescens Endangered species on an endangered medium. The timing is unaltered, the animals’ own.

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    Jerome Hiler’s Bagatelle II and Marginalia available to rent

    Posted December 18th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Two recent films by lyrical San Francisco filmmaker Jerome Hiler are now available to rent. Bagatelle II (2016 | 16 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) “Mr. Hiler’s misleadingly titled “Bagatelle II” draws on ravishing moments in time (dancing lights, scudding clouds, a bathing woman) that build into what seems like a self-portrait of the artist” […]

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