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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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  2. A Salon With Lynne Sachs

    10/25/18 // A Salon with Lynne Sachs

    Posted September 13th, 2018 in Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    A Salon with Lynne Sachs Thursday, October 25th, 2018 // 7:30 PM (doors 7:00 PM) 16 Sherman Street Facebook Event Please join Canyon Cinema for the next installment of our Salon series with filmmaker and Canyon board member Lynne Sachs, who will be presenting A Biography of Lilith (1997). A prismatic and deeply personal meditation on the […]

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    Sept 22+ 23 // A Sentimental Punk: An Incomplete Kurt Kren Film Retrospective, 1956–1996

    Posted September 6th, 2018 in News / Events

      A Sentimental Punk is a two-part retrospective presented in association with the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Canyon Cinema Foundation and The Lab. Curated by Megan Hoetger and Black Hole Cinematheque. Completely different programs each night – scroll down to see the program details. All screenings will take place at THE LAB 2948 16th Street San Francisco, CA 94103 | (415) 864-8855 Advance tickets […]

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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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    8/21/18 – Paul Clipson Filmmaker at The Roxie

    Posted August 16th, 2018 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Tuesday, AUGUST 21 // 6:30 PM // The Little Roxie PAUL CLIPSON FILMMAKER 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103 map event website: https://www.roxie.com/ai1ec_event/paul-clipson-filmmaker/?instance_id=28715 In 2015 & 2017, Paul Clipson curated and presented programs of experimental films from the collection at Canyon Cinema. One was screened as part of their salon series and the other, an event […]

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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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    FREE — 8/6/18 — “THAT WOMAN” a Salon with Sandra Davis

    Posted July 23rd, 2018 in Canyon Cinema Salon, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema and SF Cinematheque on the evening of Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 16 Sherman Street for the next installment in our Salon series. We’re pleased to welcome filmmaker and long time studio member at 16 Sherman, Sandra Davis, who will be presenting an evening of films reprising her recent Braquage screening in […]

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    7/29/18 — FREE — Canyon School celebrates 100 years with a picnic and special 16mm screening by Canyon Cinema!

    Posted July 23rd, 2018 in News / Events

    Canyon School Centennial Picnic Sunday, July 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Canyon School 187 Pinehurst Rd. Canyon, CA 94516 United States+ Google Map Phone:(925) 376-4671 | Website:Https://Canyon.K12.Ca.Us Canyon Cinema has been invited to celebrate the centennial of the Canyon School (in Canyon California) with the local community and we are delighted to participate. The outdoor screening will […]

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    7/20 – 22 / 2018 — Sojourn Cinema at the SF ART BOOK FAIR – FREE!!

    Posted July 18th, 2018 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    FREE — Join Canyon Cinema and the San Francisco Cinematheque at the the SF Art Book Fair July 20 – 22 for a weekend celebrating artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, zines, printed ephemera and artists’ multiples. We will have a table filled with an array of collectible publications (for perusal and purchase), including issues […]

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    7/19/18 — Love it or Leave it at McEvoy Foundation for the Arts — FREE

    Posted July 18th, 2018 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    The McEvoy Foundation for the Arts (MFA) hosts ‘Love it or Leave it,’ an evening of short, experimental 16mm films. Selected by Canyon Cinema, the program features works by Jack Smith, Julie Murray, Jodie Mack, Lewis Klahr, Scott Stark, Tomonari Nishikawa, and Tom Palazzolo. These films employ familiar images and artifacts of mid-20th-century popular culture, […]

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