Contemporary Bay Area Films from Canyon Cinema @ YBCA, 10/14/23

Posted October 10th, 2023 in Announcements, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

Contemporary Bay Area Films from Canyon Cinema
October 14, 2023, 3pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Presented in association with Bay Area Now 9
On view at YBCA from October 6, 2023–May 5, 2024

Program info & tickets:

“Operating at the intersection of exhibition and distribution Canyon Cinema, one of the key foundations of the Bay Area film ecosystem, has presented, preserved, and provided access to avant-garde and experimental artist-made film. Since 1960 they have organized programs for curious audiences offering up cinematic views of historical and contemporary experimental moving image work. Join us for an afternoon of contemporary Bay Area works on film and video from their catalog. Curated and hosted by Brett Kashmere, executive director, Canyon Cinema.” (YBCA) 

Screening Line-up:
Caracole (for Cecilia) (Nathaniel Dorsky, 4 min, 2019, 16mm, 18fps)
As Long As There Is Breath (Emily Chao, 2 min, 2020, digital file)
Lion in the Wind (TT Takemoto, 5 min, 2023, digital file)
Some Mistakes I Have Made (Janis Crystal Lipzin, 19.5 min, 2021, digital file)
A Fire’s Poem (Toney W. Merritt, 4 min, 2022, digital file)
Fire Fly EYE (Kerry Laitala, 7 min, 2020, digital file)
Dialogues (Nathaniel Dorsky, 17.5 min, 2022, 16mm, 18 fps)