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  1. Attractions, Instructions, and Other Romances

    Now Available on DVD: Compilations from Peter Tscherkassky

    Posted August 28th, 2014 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Two DVD compilations of Peter Tscherkassky’s work, Attractions, Instructions, and Other Romances and Films From a Dark Room, are now available to purchase through Canyon!                           Attractions, Instructions, and Other Romances  (1982-2010 | 91 minutes | BOTH | SOUND) This new DVD compiles [...]

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  2. Broughton at the PFA!

    James Broughton Centennial Screenings at the PFA!

    Posted August 28th, 2014 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

                        As part of the “Alternative Visions” series and in celebration of James Broughton’s centennial, Canyon Cinema and the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley are pleased to announce two screenings, coming in September! Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton 7:00 PM Wednesday September 10th at [...]

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  3. Updated Agreements for Fall 2014 are available!

    Posted August 26th, 2014 in News / Events

    Dear friends, please note we have updated Agreements available now under TERMS on our website. To book films from the Canyon collection you must complete and file one of these. If ordering from anywhere outside of the US and Canada please be sure to complete the International Agreement. Your institution can complete and file an [...]

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  4. From Vault to Screen: Revitalization

    “From Vault to Screen” ends this weekend!

    Posted August 25th, 2014 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

                            This summer, the National Gallery of Art has reached deeply into the our collection to present “From Vault to Screen,” an eight-part series that serves as historical overview and ongoing testament to Canyon Cinema and its filmmakers. The program concludes this weekend with [...]

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  5. From Vault to Screen: Archival Finds

    “From Vault to Screen” at the National Gallery of Art continues!

    Posted August 21st, 2014 in News / Events

                              The National Gallery of Art’s eight-part collaboration with Canyon, “From Vault to Screen,” continues this week with a screening of rarely screened/rarely seen works from our collection. For full program information, click here! Archival Finds August 23 at 2:30 West Building Lecture [...]

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    Big Joy Screening SEP 4th–TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

    Posted August 17th, 2014 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

      Join us on September 4th at 7:00 PM when we co-present Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton with our friends at The Roxie Theatre! From Roxie’s announcement: “Big Joy serves as a chronicle of the iconoclastic life of gay poet, filmmaker, and spiritual visionary James Broughton, one of the defining voices of the sexual revolution. Broughton’s groundbreaking [...]

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  7. Film Farm 20th Anniversary Screening at Echo Park Film Center Aug. 31

    Posted August 17th, 2014 in News / Events

    Canyon filmmakers Philip Hoffman, Maia Cybelle Carpenter and Jennifer Reeves represent in the upcoming Echo Park Film Center Film Farm 20th Anniversary Show in Los Angeles. For more information on the history of Film Farm please see the website. Sunday, August 31 – 8 PM FILMMOBILE PRESENTS: FILM FARM 20TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW  For 20 years [...]

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    “From Vault to Screen” continues this weekend at National Gallery of Art

    Posted August 15th, 2014 in News / Events

                            For the entire summer, our friends at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. are going to be sketching a kaleidoscopic history of the Canyon Cinema Foundation with their eight-part program “From Vault to Screen.” The series continues this week with two [...]

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    Kinder Kino with Canyon Cinema at Exploratorium – Saturday, August 16th

    Posted August 15th, 2014 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Cinema Arts at Exploratorium presents, Saturday Cinema: Kinder Kino with Canyon Cinema Saturday, August 16, 2014 • 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Location: Exploratorium Pier 15, Kanbar Forum Admission: Included with museum admission. Buy Tickets → For more than 45 years, San Francisco–based Canyon Cinema has been a key resource of avant-garde and artist-made films. For [...]

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  10. Coming Attractions

    Now Available in 35mm: Coming Attractions (Tscherkassky, 2010)

    Posted August 12th, 2014 in New Acquisitions, New Films

    35mm prints of Peter Tscherkassky’s newest film, Coming Attractions, are now available to rent! “Tscherkassky’s recent, most beautiful film Coming Attractions creates a complex mosaic of cross-references – both formal, between shots, and historical, between periods and genres. This film demonstrates the extreme textual density found footage can achieve, interweaving early cinema, the avant-garde and [...]

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