New Films

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    Jason Halprin joins the Canyon catalog

    Posted December 15th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    We are pleased to welcome Jason Halprin to the collection. His film War Heb Je Voor Het Gekeken is now available to rent. War Heb Je Voor Het Gekeken (2004 | 8 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) “My attempt at a City Symphony of Amsterdam, the title is taken from a poorly compiled Dutch-English traveller’s […]

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    Four new films from Nathaniel Dorsky available to rent

    Posted December 7th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Four recent films from Nathaniel Dorsky are now available to book. “For the past several years California experienced an extreme drought. Several winter rainy seasons with barely any rainfall. But this past winter good fortune brought a bountiful amount of storms and liquid refreshment. The spring that followed took on magical and celebratory qualities of […]

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    James Benning’s California trilogy and other films from 1999-2007 now available

    Posted December 4th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    The last works James Benning made before transitioning to digital production–including the California trilogy (El Valley Centro, Los, and Sogobi), as well as his conceptual “remake” of One Way Boogie Woogie, titled 27 Years Later, and others–are now available to rent through Canyon Cinema. Casting a Glance (2007 | 81 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) […]

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    Sophie Michael’s The Watershow Extravaganza now available

    Posted November 23rd, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Sophie Michael is a London based artist working across film, photography and installation. Her 16mm films examine ideas around nostalgia and innocence, drawing on early experimental filmmaking and mid-twentieth century design to question our relationship to the past through the lens of the present. We are pleased to offer The Watershow Extravaganza for rental on […]

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    Two films from Mariah Garnett now available

    Posted November 20th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome Mariah Garnett to the catalog. Garnett moves freely between documentary, narrative, and experimental modes to create cinematic allegories that codify and locate identity. Her films Encounters I May or May Not Have Had with Peter Berlin and Signal are now available to rent. Encounters I May or May Not […]

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    Canyon Cinema welcomes Jodie Mack to the collection

    Posted November 16th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to announce the addition of fifteen films by Jodie Mack to the catalog. Jodie Mack is an experimental animator who received her MFA in film, video, and new media from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007. Combining the formal techniques and structures of abstract/absolute animation with those […]

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    New filmmaker at Canyon : Sandy Ding

    Posted November 13th, 2017 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    In 2016 Canyon Cinema was delighted to welcome new filmmaker Sandy Ding to the catalog. Now three films on 16mm, one work on 35mm, and a new DVD collection issued by Re:Voir are available from Canyon. Sandy Ding is a experimental filmmaker from Beijing China. He graduated from CalArts Film and Video MFA in 2007, and […]

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    Stephen Broomer’s films now distributed by Canyon

    Posted June 19th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is honored to welcome filmmaker Stephen Broomer to our distribution catalog. Broomer is a Toronto-based filmmaker who appeared with his work throughout the 2016 Crossroads Festival in  San Francisco and placed many of the 16mm prints with Canyon shortly after.  See this in-depth interview for more on Broomer and his recent filmmaking. Beautiful 16mm prints […]

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    New and Now Available from Canyon: Mark Toscano’s The Song Remains the Same

    Posted May 31st, 2017 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    The Song Remains The Same (2014 | 4.5 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) When feelings are reduced to keywords, it’s a lot easier to find just the right soundtrack. And when an emotional response can be so readily activated via musical triggers, it’s a lot easier to make a moving film. Prix DeVarti Award for Funniest […]

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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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