New Films

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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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    Now available: Tartarughe d’Acqua by Rose Lowder

    Posted September 23rd, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Tartarughe d’Acqua, Rose Lowder’s study of a turtle colony in a small pond in Italy, is now available for rental. Tartarughe d’Acqua (2016 | 24.5 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) The town of Asti, Piemonte, in Italy, has in its park a very small pond in which there are a great number of turtles, a species […]

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    Now available: Peter Tscherkassky’s The Exquisite Corpus

    Posted September 19th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Peter Tscherkassky’s most recent film The Exquisite Corpus draws from found soft-core pornography, advertising rushes, and long-forgotten B movies to conjure an erotic and delirious seaside dream. It is now available to rent. The Exquisite Corpus (2015 | 19 minutes | B&W | SOUND) In 1925 Surrealists in Paris started to use a writing and […]

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    Now Available – Stephen Broomer’s Potamkin

    Posted August 21st, 2018 in New Films, News / Events

      Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that a new 16mm print of Stephen Broomer’s first feature and is now in distribution at Canyon. “The physical interpretation of Potamkin’s spirit is visualized by a disintegrated, contrasted and superimposed filmic material.”   -Ivonne Sheen Potamkin | 2017 | 67 minutes | B&W | SOUND In 1933, at age 33, Harry Alan Potamkin […]

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    Canyon Cinema now distributing the films of Fred Worden

    Posted August 14th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to announce the availability of more than a dozen 16mm films spanning the career of a post-1960s pioneer of cinematic optical investigation, Fred Worden. “Originally from Southern California (as a young surfer dude he was nearly the drummer for his friends’ band The Leaves), Worden obtained his BA from Colorado College […]

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  6. 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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  7. 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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