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  1. Paul Clipson, Light Year

    Now Available: Paul Clipson’s LIGHT YEAR

    Posted March 31st, 2015 in New Acquisitions, New Films

    Paul Clipson’s LIGHT YEAR is now available to rent on 16mm through Canyon Cinema! Light Year (2013 | 10 minutes | color | sound) A commission for the San Francisco Exploratorium, this film-collage studies the water systems and architecture of the San Francisco waterfront, in abstract and formal contexts. The musical score by Tashi Wada [...]

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    3/30/2015 Canyon Cinema Salon, Nathaniel Dorsky on Stan Brakhage pt II

    Posted March 16th, 2015 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Please join Canyon Cinema on the evening of March 30, 2015 at New Nothing Cinema for the first installment of our 2015 Salon series. This month, filmmaker Nathaniel Dorsky will return to present Stan Brakhage’s The God of Day Had Gone Down Upon Him on 16mm. Dorksy writes: This evening’s Canyon Cinema Salon blooms out of the joy and desire to continue [...]

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    Kodachromes from San Francisco 1980-1990 by Chuck Hudina

    Posted March 15th, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

    Bright colors, dark shadows, and stark lines are the accessories that make up long time Canyon Cinema filmmaker Chuck Hudina’s portraits of San Francisco in the 1980s. These portraits, through their abstractions of the city they re-present, alert to the affects of a stroll through San Francisco in the light and shade of the California [...]

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    Denah Johnston Named Executive Director

    Posted March 12th, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

      It is our great pleasure to formally announce that Canyon Cinema’s long-time Director of Operations, Denah Johnston, has been appointed as Executive Director of Canyon Cinema Foundation. Denah’s dedication and above-and-beyond efforts towards formalizing our 501(c)3 non-profit status have been, and continue to be, the greatest assets we could have hoped for in a [...]

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    Now Available on DVD: The Films of Bill Brand!

    Posted March 9th, 2015 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    We are pleased to announce that the following works by filmmaker Bill Brand are now available to purchase on DVD through Canyon Cinema: Tree (1970 | 8 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) An old tree sits on a mound in an Ohio farm field. The filming of the tree and the metrical editing of the film [...]

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    Now Available from Lawrence Jordan: INFERNO on 16mm and New DVDs to Rent

    Posted March 5th, 2015 in Announcements, New DVDs, New Films, News / Events

    Big news for fans of Lawrence Jordan: several DVDs of the esteemed animator’s works are now available to rent through Canyon Cinema. But that’s not all– Jordan’s Inferno is now available on 16mm! After the Circus (2013 | 9 minutes | B&W | SOUND) An exploration into the 19th century death mystiques, which rely heavily on the [...]

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    Dominic Angerame – Upcoming San Francisco events and Southwestern Tour!

    Posted February 20th, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema’s longterm filmmaker Dominic Angerame will be on a Southwestern Tour with the City Symphony series that includes Continuum, Deconstruction Sight, Premonition, In the Course of Human Events, Line of Fire, The Soul of Things and a work in progress.  He will be screening his work in Tucson and Albuquerque on March 22, 2015. [...]

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    Cathy Lee Crane at National Gallery of Art Feb 21-22

    Posted February 9th, 2015 in News / Events

    Congratulations to Canyon filmmaker Cathy Lee Crane on her upcoming American Originals Now program focus at the National Gallery of Art February 21st-22nd. Cathy Lee Crane’s award-winning films include an adaptation of a novel by André Breton, an investigation into the German town of Halle through the paintings of Lyonel Feininger, and a mock early [...]

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    George Lucas Family Foundation donates $50,000 to Canyon Cinema Foundation

    Posted February 2nd, 2015 in Announcements, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema Foundation is excited to announce its receipt of $50,000 in generous year-end support from the George Lucas Family Foundation. 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 to launch [...]

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  10. New works by Jerome Hiler

    Two films by Jerome Hiler now available through Canyon Cinema

    Posted January 16th, 2015 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    We are thrilled to announce that IN THE STONE HOUSE and WORDS OF MERCURY by accomplished filmmaker Jerome Hiler are now available from Canyon Cinema! Never before in circulation, these deeply personal films reflect Hiler’s preoccupations with light, rhythm, and visual craftsmanship. Jerome Hiler began his creative life as a painter and was a student [...]

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