New Acquisitions

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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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    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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    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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    Now Available – Digital copies of Seven Works by Matthias Müller

    Posted November 28th, 2017 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that Matthias Müller is making available the following seven of his films in digital formats, in addition to the 16mm and 35mm prints in distribution: Alpsee | 1994 | 15 minutes | COLOR | SOUND Rental Format(s): 16mm film, 24 fps / Digital File “Despite the seemingly innocuous gestures of household life, a […]

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    4 new prints from Gordon Ball at Canyon !

    Posted November 27th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Sitting (1977 | 2 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) Sitting meditation study. First work after I laid down camera seven years – thus newskin concentration on breath-body precise rhythm attention. Awards: Honorable Mention, North Carolina Film Festival, 1977; Third Int’l Avant-Garde Film Festival, London, 1978.   Father Movie (1978 | 10 minutes | COLOR | SILENT ) Made spontaneously […]

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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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