New Acquisitions

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    New digital files: Karen Holmes’ Returning the Shadow and Saving the Proof

    Posted September 25th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Karen Holmes has delivered digital versions of Saving the Proof, an 11-minute deconstruction of the act and process of a woman walking, and Returning the Shadow, which uses old family photographs to meditate on personal and hereditary memory. Returning the Shadow (1985 | 23 minutes | COLOR | OPT) Old family photographs invoke memories and invite […]

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    Now available: Revelations by Dominic Angerame

    Posted September 24th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Dominic Angerame’s Revelations, the newest iteration in his “City Symphony” series, is now available to rent! Revelations (2018 | 24 minutes | B&W | SOUND) “He began to recognize that motion pix could be used as a medium to reveal the supernatural and underworld. He found the calling for which he had been born. He found […]

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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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  4. New prints: Anthony McCall’s Line Describing a Cone

    Posted September 21st, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Two more prints of Anthony McCall’s pioneering solid light film Line Describing a Cone have now arrived at Canyon. Line Describing a Cone (1973 | 30 minutes | B&W | SILENT) Line Describing a Cone is what I term a solid light film. It is dealing with the projected light-beam itself, rather than treating the light-beam as a mere […]

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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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  6. New Brakhage Prints: Mothlight, Scenes from Under Childhood & The Dead

    Posted September 17th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    The National Gallery of Art in Wasington, D.C. has generously provided funding for new distribution prints of Mothlight, Scenes From Under Childhood (I, II, III, & IV), and The Dead, which are now in distribution. Scenes From Under Childhood Part 1 (1967 | 25 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) Scenes From Under Childhood Part 2 […]

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    Now available: digital versions of 13 works by Mark Street

    Posted September 14th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Thirteen works by Mark Street are now available as digital files. “My interests in filmmaking are restless and peripatetic. I’ve made films about the American flag, soft-core pornography, a Brooklyn walk, a trip to Mexico, abstract shapes on black leader, and day-to-day life in Tampa, Florida. Each new project sends me spinning in a new […]

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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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  10. 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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