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    Now available: New digital works from Henry Hills

    Posted March 9th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Henry Hills has made over two dozen short experimental films, videos & digital works since 1975. His dense and intensely rhythmic compositions, which seek abstraction within sharply-focused naturalistic imagery, the eternal in the temporal & the ethereal within the mundane, promote an active attentiveness through a relentlessly concentrated montage. The Falls (2019 | 7 minutes | COLOR | SOUND)A […]

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  2. Now available: three new prints from Ernie Gehr

    Posted March 9th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    An essential filmmaker of the avant-garde, Ernie Gehr has worked continuously for over 50 years, crafting hypnotic and perception-shifting studies of the familiar. Within his films, observational studies of cities and land take on magical qualities through which streets and buildings reveal unexpected phenomena. Whether using film or digital video, working with abstract or representational […]

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    POSTPONED – Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera, screening and book party with author Joel Schlemowitz

    Posted March 9th, 2020 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Book Party and Screening for Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera, with author Joel Schlemowitz Thursday, March 19th, 2020 – 7:30pm – POSTPONED TO A FUTURE DATE. Artists’ Television Access – 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 Tickets – $7 – $10 sliding scale Co-presented with San Francisco Cinematheque Visit our Facebook Event Page Experimental […]

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    Staffing Changes at Canyon Cinema

    Posted March 9th, 2020 in Announcements, News / Events

    After nearly five years at the helm and seven with the organization, Canyon Cinema Foundation’s Director Antonella Bonfanti will step away from her position effective April 3, 2020. “Serving Canyon’s community, especially the filmmakers who trust us to care for and distribute their work, has been a deeply enriching experience. I will forever be grateful […]

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    New filmmaker: 8 works from Bill Basquin

    Posted February 21st, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Bill Basquin has been making films since the late 1990s. His art crosses genre and mode in ways that are quiet and sometimes surprising. He likes to work outside, with his hands, in dim daylight. He also likes the lessons that come from working with people, living with a tiny grey cat, and continuing to […]

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    Now available: five new prints from Robert Breer

    Posted February 21st, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Robert Breer‘s career as artist and animator spans 50 years and his creative explorations have made him an international figure. He began his artistic pursuits as a painter while living in Paris from 1949-59. Using an old Bolex 16mm camera, his first films, such as Form Phases, were simple stop motion studies based on his […]

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    Now available: three exhibition files from Jason Halprin

    Posted February 20th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Jason Halprin is media artist and teacher working in film & video, and is currently based in Oakland, CA. He is a Professor in the Cinema Department at City College of San Francisco, and was previously a member of the faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Colgate University, and Columbia College […]

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    Now available: New digital works from Raymond Rea

    Posted February 20th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Raymond Rea is a filmmaker and writer. He worked for over a decade as with San Francisco’s Theatre Rhubarb, a company dedicated to staging rarely seen and risk-taking theatre works. His own production company, Density Over Duration, has produced 8 stage works, 8 short films and an experimental narrative feature. His film and video work […]

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    Now available: three exhibition files from Larry Gottheim

    Posted February 20th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    “Gottheim‘s Cinema is a quest of origins. The films elaborate a response to the fictions of our world, the construction of images and sounds, the repeating cycles of life and nature. The profoundness of Gottheim’s act is to elaborate a body of work outside of fashion and within a search for an authentic language of […]

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    Newly available exhibition files and 2K DCPs from Sarah Jacobson

    Posted February 19th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Sarah Jacobson (1971-2004) was a an independent filmmaker who wrote, produced, and directed several movies in the 1990s, including “Mary Jane’s Not A Virgin Any More” and “I Was a Teenage Serial Killer.” Sarah’s films reflected her punk sensibilities, her feminist beliefs, and her dedication to DIY principles. After her death, filmmaker Sam Green and […]

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