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    Canyon Cinema presents A Tribute to Barbara Klutinis, July 30, 2022

    Active Processing in Shifting Bodies: A Tribute to Barbara Klutinis Saturday, July 30, 2022 The Roxie Theater, San Francisco Curated by Veronica Luke Canyon at the Roxie pays tribute to acclaimed San Francisco filmmaker, fly fisher, and feminist Barbara Klutinis (1943-2020). Barbara’s son, Dan Steiner, will be in attendance. Klutinis’s work strives to create “poetic […]

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    Canyon Cinema Welcomes Three New Board Members

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors: Terri Francis, Lian Ladia, and Patricia Ledesma Villon. Each of these new Board members, who will begin serving in July, brings with them a wealth of experience, unique perspectives, and an abiding commitment to the field of artist-made cinema and media. […]

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    New Artist Member: Priyanka Das

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome Brooklyn-based filmmaker Priyanka Das to the collection! Priyanka Das was born in India and is currently living in New York City. She is a transdisciplinary artist, filmmaker, writer, and curator. Her works aim to ignite thoughts, feelings, and emotions that delve deep into the essence of “otherness” mediated by […]

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    Now Available: Greta Snider’s Prayer for the Torture Memos

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Greta Snider‘s Prayer for the Torture Memos, which takes on the mountain of text and verbiage that controls the US policy on legal torture, allowing us to confront the materiality of pages, words, text, and resolve these abstractions into the concrete realm of people, in image and sound. Prayer for […]

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    Announcing the Canyon Cinema Discovered Programs!

    We’re thrilled to finally announce the screening line-ups for our inaugural Canyon Cinema Discovered programs, which will debut this fall in San Francisco and online. Stay tuned for details! Prime Time ReverieCurated by Aaditya AggarwalFrom cosmetic commercials to women-led talk shows to narrative melodrama, television catered to feminized viewers is a formally diverse genre, nudging, socializing, and […]

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    New Artist Member: Rock Ross

    Canyon Cinema is delighted to welcome Rock Ross back to the collection! Rock Ross is an independent filmmaker and musician living and working in San Francisco. After receiving his BFA and MFA in Filmmaking from San Francisco Art Institute, Ross worked as Film Inspector and Shipper for the Canyon Cinema Co-op from 1975 to 1978, Editing […]

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    New Acquisition: Two Films by Brigid McCaffrey

    Now available from Canyon Cinema on 16mm: Two films by Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker Brigid McCaffrey, whose work documents environments and people in states of flux. McCaffrey’s films explore extremes of autonomy and coexistence experienced by individuals who have distinct relationships with the land. Often taking shape as nuanced portraits, the films respond to […]

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    Now Available: New Prints and Digitizations of Two Early Films by Naomi Uman!

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to announce that two early films by Naomi Uman are now available in 16mm and digital formats! Both films were restored in 2021 by XFR Collective through the initiative of Walter Forsberg and Andrea Callard and with the assistance of the National Film Preservation Foundation. New prints and digitizations were made […]

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    New Artist Member: Azucena Losana

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome Azucena Losana to the collection! Azucena Losana (b. Mexico City, 1977) lives and works in Mexico City and Buenos Aires. Her work in experimental film, installation, and video has been presented at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, BAFICI, (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periferico, La Coruña, España, Kurzfilmtage […]

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    Friends of Canyon Cinema is Now on Patreon!

    The Friends of Canyon Cinema is now on Patreon! Join to receive free access to “Canyon-on-Demand” streaming programs, a subscription to the Canyon Cinemazine, 20% off Canyon merch, plus member-only updates, previews, and more. To become a member, visit: Sign up now and receive a special bonus gift: A Canyon Cinema enamel pin! Supply […]

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    Digital and Streaming Access

    In response to increased demand for digital access to Canyon Cinema’s catalog, we are now providing digital file and/or streaming video links for more than 1000 works in our collection. There are two ways to discover available titles: 1. Use advanced search function filtered by “digital file”2. Browse our Canyon Cinema Digital/Streaming Access Directory The […]

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    Introducing the Canyon Cinema Discovered Fellows!

    Following a review of nearly 200 outstanding applications by our group of project advisors, it is with great excitement that we introduce the 2021-22 Canyon Cinema curatorial fellows:  Aaditya Aggarwal is a writer, editor, and film curator based in Toronto and New Delhi. He has contributed writing to Canadian Art, The New Inquiry, Ethnic Aisle, Trinity Square Video, South Asian Visual […]

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Spotlight on Takahiko Iimura

MA: A Japanese Concept; MA:Space/Time in the Garden of Ryoan-Ji; MA (Intervals)
MA: A Japanese Concept; MA:Space/Time in the Garden of Ryoan-Ji; MA (Intervals) by Takahiko Iimura

MA: A Japanese Concept; MA:Space/Time in the Garden of Ryoan-Ji; MA (Intervals)

Ma appears to apply itself to an infinity of cases, figures, occurrences, it comes from an
elementary structural strategy that... More »