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    Now Available on 16mm: 8 Films by Saul Levine

    Posted June 18th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    We at Canyon Cinema are beyond excited to announce 8 films now available to rent on 16mm by Saul Levine! Falling Notes Unleaving (2013 | 13 minutes | color | sound) Made almost fifty years after his debut film, Saul Levine’s FALLING NOTES UNLEAVING presents the filmmaker returning to the inspiration of Stan Brakhage and [...]

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    New on 16mm: Nursing History by Marian McMahon

    Posted June 17th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is honored to offer Nursing History by the late, great Marian McMahon for loan on 16mm. Marian McMahon’s contributions to Canadian critical film and video practice have had a substantial impact on contemporary art discourse in Canada. Her work created a dialogue for women’s experiences, interlacing personal and shared subjectivities to examine the [...]

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    Canyon co-presentations at Frameline June 18-28

    Posted June 15th, 2015 in Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Canyon is proud to co-present three screenings at this year’s San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. Each of these films contains deep roots in our filmmaking community. One of the world’s leading experts on LGBT cinema history and VP of e-commerce at Wolfe Video, Jenni Olson has been busy touring her new film The Royal Road [...]

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    Lawrence Jordan and John Davis at THE LAB June 18th

    Posted June 15th, 2015 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Lawrence Jordan performing in person with John Davis Thursday, June 18, 2015 at THE LAB 2948 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 7:30pm doors, screening starts promptly at 8pm $8 general / free for members. Drawing on a deep knowledge of classical mythology and a wide variety of esoteric philosophies and traditions, yet propelled by his own personalized form of [...]

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    New on 16mm: Lawrence Jordan’s Entr’acte II

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

    We are pleased to announce that Entr’acte II, the latest work from filmmaker Lawrence Jordan, is now available to rent on 16mm! Entr’acte II (2015 | 2 minutes | color | sound) In ENTR’ACTE II the walls come tumbling down. The wheels come off the wagon: Thunder, Lightning, Explosive meditations. Everything seems tobe happening at [...]

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    New on 16mm: Two Films from Mark Toscano

    Posted June 11th, 2015 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is happy to announce the acquisition of two new films by our friend, preservationist extraordinaire and former board member,  filmmaker Mark Toscano! Certain Things (2014 | 4 minutes | color | sound) Certain things you remember. These are two of them, remembered by my father, as we drove north on S. Las Vegas [...]

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    Co-Presentation of Paul Sharits Documentary June 5th and 6th at SF DocFest

    Posted June 3rd, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema Foundation is proud to co-present the US Premiere of Paul Sharits by François Miron at SF DocFest at the Roxie Theatre in San Francisco Friday June 5th at 9:15pm Saturday June 6th at 2:30pm Tickets available through the DocFest film page OR day of the screening(s) at The Roxie Theatre. PAUL SHARITS is [...]

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    5/31/15: AVANT-GARDE PARIS at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival

    Posted May 26th, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema Foundation is happy co-present a program with The Silent Film Festival this year! Head over to the historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco at 12:30PM on May 31 for AVANT-GARDE PARIS, a program that explores two seminal films from two great visionaries of the Avant-Garde working in one of the most important cultural [...]

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    05/22/15: Peter Tscherkassky’s The Exquisite Corpus Premiere at Cannes Film Festival!

    Posted May 14th, 2015 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    We’re excited to announce that Canyon Cinema filmmaker Peter Tscherkassky’s latest film, The Exquisite Corpus, will premiere at Cannes Film Festival at the Director’s Fortnight. Read on for screening dates and a description of the film. And be sure to check out Peter’s filmmaker page and official website for more info about the artist and his body of work. [...]

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    New 16mm print: Oskar Fischinger’s Allegretto

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

    A new 16mm print of Oskar Fischinger’s ALLEGRETTO is now available through Canyon Cinema! Allegretto (1936-43 | 3 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) “Visually, ALLEGRETTO is very rich indeed. Fischinger’s fascination with the new (to him) technique of cell animation led him to experiment with multi-layered see-through constructions which are more diverse and complex on the [...]

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