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    Canyon Cinema Staff is working remotely through April 7th

    Following recommendations from the CDC and public health officials to contain the spread of COVID-19  Canyon Cinema’s staff is working remotely and complying with the “shelter in place” order issued by the City of San Francisco. The current order is in effect through April 7th.  If you need to contact Canyon Cinema, please do so via […]

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  2. Job Opening – Director

    Canyon Cinema Foundation Job Description Director – Full-time, permanent position  Compensation: $28 per hour, 35 hours per week – approx. $51,000 per year PTO + full health & dental benefits (HMO) About Canyon Cinema: Canyon Cinema is dedicated to educating the public about independent, non-commercial, experimental, avant-garde and artist-made moving images. We manifest this commitment […]

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    Now available: New digital works from Henry Hills

    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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    Now available: three new prints from Ernie Gehr

    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

    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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Spotlight on Robert Huot

Red Stockings and Cross Cut--A Blue Movie
Red Stockings and Cross Cut--A Blue Movie by Robert Huot

Red Stockings and Cross Cut--A Blue Movie

"By 1968, Huot had begun to use photographic imagery, fusing his continuing concern with minimalism and an interest in the... More »