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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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    Available November 1st on 16mm: Two New Films by Nathaniel Dorsky

    Posted October 15th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Available for booking starting November 1st // Prelude and Intimations: New Films by Nathaniel Dorsky Prelude |2015 |20 minutes |COLOR |SILENT Rental Format(s): 16mm film, 18 fps It is a profound and rarified pleasure to be photographing and editing film at this most tentative of times. To do so is to behold the soulful beauty and […]

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    Meet our new Director and Collection Manager!

    Posted October 9th, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

    Many of you have heard the news by now that Denah Johnston, Canyon Cinema Foundation’s Executive Director, stepped down from her position this past July.  The staff and Board of Directors cannot thank Denah enough for her incredible dedication and leadership over the past 3 years. She oversaw the transition to non-profit status, strengthened existing […]

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    10/5/15 – Canyon Cinema Salon – For the Eyes: a program of 16mm films selected by Amy Halpern

    Posted September 28th, 2015 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on Monday October 5, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for the fall 2015 season opener of our Salon series. This month, we’re pleased to welcome filmmaker Amy Halpern who will present a selection of recent 16mm films from her Assorted Morsels (2012) series – Three-Minute Hells (with Arwa Ibrahim), By Halves and Elixir (with Asha Wilson & Joyce Campbell) along […]

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    Tickets on sale now – Four Recent Films by Nathaniel Dorsky at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

    Posted September 22nd, 2015 in Announcements, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Films by Nathaniel Dorsky: How Delicately the Light Imbues our Fleeting Life Join us Thursday November 12th at 7:30pm for a night of silent 16mm screenings of Nathaniel Dorsky‘s most recent work, presented in association with the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.  Screenings will be repeated Friday Nov. 13th and through the weekend; the […]

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    Hiler // Dorsky Dual Retrospective at the New York Film Festival

    Posted September 10th, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    NYFF53 Will Feature Retrospectives of Works by Jerome Hiler and Nathaniel Dorsky This Month at Lincoln Center New York Film Festival Retrospective LUMINOUS INTIMACY: THE CINEMA OF NATHANIEL DORSKY AND JEROME HILER Sept. 28th – Oct. 2nd      For the last six decades, Nathaniel Dorsky and Jerome Hiler, partners in life and in cinema, have […]

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