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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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    Now Available: Lynne Sachs’s Swerve

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Swerve, a new film by Lynne Sachs featuring poetry by Paolo Javier. As Herbert Gambill writes for Mystery Catalogue, “Swerve is a cinematic meditation on postmodern/avant-garde/post-colonial poetry construction in general and specifically it’s a terrific incitement to read Javier’s book and seek out more of Sachs’s fascinating body of work.”  Swerve […]

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    Now Available: Paige Taul’s Goat

    Goat (Paige Taul, 2021, 3 minutes, b&w, sound, digital file) About a girl and her j’s. A meditation on the politics of style, collectivity, and personal taste.

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    Now Available: Jodie Mack’s Wasteland No. 3: Moons, Sons

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: “The third film in Jodie Mack’s Wasteland series, Moons, Sons, observes the rapid thaw of natural forms. A world tender and unhatched; future chaos in repose, in slumber.” (IFFR) Wasteland No. 3: Moons, Sons (Jodie Mack, 2021, 5 min, color, silent, 16mm) A world tender and unhatched, Future chaos in repose, […]

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    New Acquisition: Taiki Sakpisit’s Seeing in the Dark

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Taiki Sakpisit‘s Seeing in the Dark, which continues the filmmaker’s exploration of Thailand’s political history and landscape. Seeing in the Dark (2021, 29 minutes, color and b&w, sound) The film interweaves the legacy of Thailand’s Cold War, the remnants of the Communist insurgency in Thailand and the ruined fortress that […]

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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, 4pm The Roxie Theater, San Francisco Curated by Veronica Luke Tickets and program info: 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. […]

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Emily Chao

No Land
No Land by Emily Chao

No Land

no land / no song / nowhere / no now / no home.

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