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    11/7/18 // Underground International: Kurt Kren and Tomonari Nishikawa

    Posted October 31st, 2018 in Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Underground International: Kurt Kren and Tomonari Nishikawa Wednesday, November 7th 2018 // 7:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Tickets – $13.00 General Admission ($8.00 BAMPFA members) Tomonari Nishikawa in person! “This program’s cinematic duet highlights the intergenerational convergences and transcontinental connections animating the structural filmmaking tradition. Through the alternately contemplative and psychedelic works […]

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    11/4/18 // Dirty Looks: Eight Years On

    Posted October 31st, 2018 in Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Dirty Looks: Eight Years On Sunday, November 4th 2018 // 7:00 PM The Stud Facebook Event Tickets – $10.00 General Admission Filmmakers Mariah Garnett, Aimee Goguen, Brontez Purnell, Jill Reiter and Michael Robinson in attendance! “Dirty Looks compiles eight years of experimental screenings for a shorts program of signature delights that queer the pop cannon […]

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    11/4/18 // BAWAR Benefit: Rage/Resist

    Posted October 31st, 2018 in Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    GAZE presents Rage/Resist: A BAWAR Benefit Sunday, November 4th 2018 // 5:00 PM Artists’ Television Access Tickets – $7.00 – $10.00 Sliding Scale Presented by GAZE film series. GAZE film series presents a curated screening exploring gendered oppression, bearing witness, survivorship, and modes of resistance to benefit Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR), where call volume and requested […]

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    Friends of Canyon Cinema — join our community of experimental film lovers

    Posted October 24th, 2018 in News / Events

    Announcing Friends of Canyon Cinema. Join our community of experimental cinema lovers. We are asking you to join us as a “Friend of Canyon Cinema” to ensure that the community of avant-garde and experimental media artists continues to thrive, receives the enrichment it deserves, and gains in esteem and social impact through Canyon’s dogged distribution, enthusiastic […]

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    New film: Saisonnier by Sandra Davis

    Posted October 1st, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Sandra Davis’ “little story without a narrative” — or perhap, her “ode” — Saisonnier is now available to rent. Saisonnier (2016 | 7 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) Another ode – a little story without a narrative. A reverie for a moment in time, and a passion of place. Facing time and echoes of disappearance. Audio and […]

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    Celebrating the work of Josephine Massarella

    Posted September 29th, 2018 in Announcements, New Acquisitions

    Josephine Massarella was an independent filmmaker and teacher based in Hamilton, Ontario, as well as a longtime friend of Canyon Cinema. She passed away on June 22, 2018. Her last work, 165708, premiered at the 2018 Ann Arbor Film Festival, where it was awarded the prize for Best Experimental Film. A digital version of the film […]

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    New prints: Piece Mandala/End War, Word Movie and T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G by Paul Sharits

    Posted September 27th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    New prints of Paul Sharits’ flicker films Word Movie, Piece Mandala/End War, and T, O, U, C, H, I, N, G, have arrived at Canyon and are now in circulation! T, O, U, C, H, I, N, G (1968 | 12 minutes | COLOR | SOUND) Starring poet David Franks whose voice appears on soundtrack/an […]

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    New digital files: Karen Holmes’ Returning the Shadow and Saving the Proof

    Posted September 25th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Karen Holmes has delivered digital versions of Saving the Proof, an 11-minute deconstruction of the act and process of a woman walking, and Returning the Shadow, which uses old family photographs to meditate on personal and hereditary memory. Returning the Shadow (1985 | 23 minutes | COLOR | OPT) Old family photographs invoke memories and invite […]

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    Now available: Revelations by Dominic Angerame

    Posted September 24th, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Dominic Angerame’s Revelations, the newest iteration in his “City Symphony” series, is now available to rent! Revelations (2018 | 24 minutes | B&W | SOUND) “He began to recognize that motion pix could be used as a medium to reveal the supernatural and underworld. He found the calling for which he had been born. He found […]

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    Now available: Tartarughe d’Acqua by Rose Lowder

    Posted September 23rd, 2018 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Tartarughe d’Acqua, Rose Lowder’s study of a turtle colony in a small pond in Italy, is now available for rental. Tartarughe d’Acqua (2016 | 24.5 minutes | COLOR | SILENT) The town of Asti, Piemonte, in Italy, has in its park a very small pond in which there are a great number of turtles, a species […]

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