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    Fandor Keyframe article: The Canyon Cinema Experiment

    Posted January 19th, 2016 in Announcements, News / Events

    Much has changed in San Francisco in the last fifty four years, summers of love, bubbles of tech, the current wave of uber-gentrification making it difficult for independent artists and the organizations that support and exhibit their work to survive here, and yet Canyon Cinema, one of the most significant repositories of independent, non-commercial, experimental, […]

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    Now available on 16mm – New Shores (1971-87) by Jerome Hiler

    Posted January 15th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Jerome Hiler’s  film  New Shores is now available to rent at Canyon Cinema! New Shores (Jerome Hiler | 1971-87 | 35 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) Rental Format(s): 16mm film (edited 2014) NEW SHORES is a sister film to IN THE STONE HOUSE in many ways. Like the latter film, it consists of earlier footage […]

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    George Lucas Family Foundation renews their commitment to Canyon Cinema Foundation

    Posted January 11th, 2016 in News / Events

    We are excited to announce that the George Lucas Family Foundation has renewed their commitment to Canyon Cinema Foundation with a generous year-end contribution of $50,000. Mr. Lucas has been a long-time supporter of Canyon, citing screenings and filmmakers as early influences on his love of cinema. He also contributed substantially to the organization in 2007, enabling Canyon […]

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    Now Available on 16mm: 4 films from Charlotte Pryce (2008-2013)

    Posted January 4th, 2016 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Charlotte Pryce’s films Parable of the Tulip Painter and the Fly, Curious Light, Looking Glass Insects, and A Study in Natural Magic are now available for rent at Canyon Cinema!  Parable of the Tulip Painter and the Fly (Charlotte Pryce |2008 |3.5 minutes |COLOR |SILENT) Rental Format(s): 16mm film, 24 fps An intoxicating flower; a metaphorical insect; a longing reach […]

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    12/14/15 – Canyon Cinema Salon – finally… Wavelength (the city of San Francisco has been waiting)

    Posted December 8th, 2015 in News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema Foundation and Black Hole Cinematheque on Monday December 14, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for a very special presentation of Michael Snow’s Wavelength (1967). Having not screened publicly in the San Francisco Bay Area in nearly 16 years, this groundbreaking film is an avant-garde classic heralded by Jonas Mekas as “the outstanding film of […]

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    Now Available – Brand New Work by Lawrence Jordan

    Posted December 4th, 2015 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Lawrence Jordan’s new film The Apoplectic Walrus is now available for rent and purchase at Canyon Cinema!  The film pays homage to some of Jordan’s influences in surrealism, collage, and cinema. The Apoplectic Walrus (Lawrence Jordan |2015 |17 minutes |COLOR/B&W |SILENT) Rental Format(s): 16mm film, 24 fps / DVD Sale Format(s): DVD Joanna wanted a […]

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    Now Available – New Work by Tomonari Nishikawa

    Posted December 4th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Tomonari Nishikawa’s recent 35mm film sound of a million insects, light of a thousand stars is now available to rent at Canyon Cinema!  The film is currently screening at film festivals worldwide – most recently at the Singapore International Film Festival. sound of a million insects, light of a thousand stars (2014 |2 minutes |COLOR | […]

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    Now Available – Eight Works by Rose Lowder

    Posted November 10th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Eight brand new 16mm prints from Rose Lowder are available to rent from Canyon Cinema! Jardins du Marais (Marsh Gardens)  (2010 |2.5 minutes |COLOR |SOUND) This magnificent garden, in the Parc naturel régional de Brière, in the middle of the presqu#île de Guérande, Loire-Atlantique, in France, covers over a hectare of land. It’s vegetable garden, […]

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    11/5/15 – Cinema Soiree with Canyon Cinema at Oddball Films

    Posted October 28th, 2015 in News / Events

    Oddball Films welcomes Canyon Cinema Foundation to their Cinema Soiree Series, a monthly event featuring visiting authors, filmmakers and curators presenting and sharing cinema insights and films. Screening are selection of rare films from Canyon’s collection celebrating San Francisco – it’s makers, landscape, culture and weirdos. This program highlights works made in the Bay Area over […]

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    11/9/15 Canyon Cinema Salon with Paul Clipson

    Posted October 27th, 2015 in Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on the evening of Monday November 9, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for the next installment in our Salon series. This month, we’re pleased to welcome filmmaker Paul Clipson. In addition to his own recent film Other States (2013), Paul will screen a selection of some of his favorite films from the Canyon Cinema catalogue, […]

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