New Acquisitions

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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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  2. New print: So Is This by Michael Snow

    Posted April 24th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    A new print of Michael Snow’s formalist word-by-word masterpiece So Is This is now in distribution. So Is This (1982 | 45 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) “SO IS THIS parlays an elegantly simple concept into an unpredictable, cumulatively rich experience. The film is a text in which each shot is a single word, tightly-framed white letters against […]

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    Now touring: new prints of work by Saul Levine and Christopher Harris

    Posted April 23rd, 2018 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema 50, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    New prints of Light Lick: Amen and 28.IV.81 (Bedouin Spark) are now circulating for our Canyon Cinema 50 film tour. Both are available as a part of Studies in Natural Magic, a selection of films made between 1973 and 2017. For complete information on the tour, including how to book, click here. For a list […]

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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 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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    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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  9. New Print: The Bed

    New print: James Broughton’s The Bed

    Posted December 20th, 2017 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    A new print of James Broughton’s erotic counterculture classic The Bed is now available to rent–just in time for the film’s fiftieth anniversary! The Bed (1968 | 20 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) Camera, Bill Desloge; Music, Warner Jepson. “One of the most lyrically erotic of independent films, THE BED is a merry allegory which […]

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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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