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    Remembering John Carlson (1951-2021)

    Posted January 15th, 2022 in Announcements, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema and the Bay Area Film Community mourn the passing of John Carlson, former Vice President of Monaco Lab, and teacher of cinematography, lighting, and experimental film at City College of San Francisco and Academy of Art University.  Through his hands-on lab work with countless Bay Area filmmakers and decades of teaching, John’s memory lives […]

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    New Artist Member: Taiki Sakpisit

    Posted January 13th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome the Bangkok-based filmmaker and visual artist Taiki Sakpisit to the collection! A graduate of San Francisco State’s Cinema program, Taiki’s works explore the underlying tensions and conflicts, and the sense of anticipation in contemporary Thailand, through precise and sensorially overwhelming audio-visual assemblage using a wide range of sounds and […]

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    POSTPONED – Canyon at the Roxie – Pictures You Can Hold: Films by Greta Snider

    Posted January 7th, 2022 in Announcements, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Pictures You Can Hold: Films by Greta Snider POSTPONED – NEW DATE TBA The Roxie Theater, San Francisco Presented by Canyon Cinema Greta Snider in person! Canyon at The Roxie returns with a spotlight on acclaimed San Francisco filmmaker and professor Greta Snider. This wide-ranging survey brings together a selection of Snider’s early – now […]

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    Canyon Holiday Closure: Dec. 23, 2021 – Jan. 5, 2022

    Posted December 21st, 2021 in Announcements, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema will be closed for the winter holidays beginning Thursday, December 23rd. We will re-open for business on Thursday, January 6th, 2022. In the meantime, please email all booking requests and questions to info@canyoncinema.com. Have a safe and happy holiday! Image: Winter (Nathaniel Dorsky, 2007)

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    Now Available in Digital Format: 13 Films by Curt McDowell

    Posted December 13th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce the addition of new digital scans of all the Curt McDowell films preserved by the Academy Film Archive, never before in distribution. This new acquisition includes exhibition files of the following 13 films: Beaver Fever, Dora Myrtle, Kathleen Trailer (for Underground Cinema 12), A Night with Gilda Peck, Ainslie […]

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    Now Available: New Digitization of Andy Warhol’s Unfinished Symphony, by Babeth VanLoo

    Posted December 8th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to announce that a new digitization of Andy Warhol’s Unfinished Symphony, by Babeth VanLoo, is now available for rent. Thanks to Amsterdam’s Eye Filmmuseum for creating this beautiful new transfer! Andy Warhol’s Unfinished Symphony (Babeth VanLoo, 1975, 26 minutes, b&w, sound, 16mm or digital file) With George Kuchar and Raymond Mondini. A clarification […]

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    New Prints from the Academy Film Archive

    Posted December 7th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon is pleased to announce that a number of new distribution prints from the Academy Film Archive have recently been received and accessioned, including two early films by Robert Breer that are new to the catalog: Cats (Robert Breer, 1956, 1 minute, color, sound, 16mm) Short hand-drawn representation of a cat. Form Phases I (Robert […]

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    Now Available: Lynne Sachs’s Figure and I

    Posted November 2nd, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that a new film from Lynne Sachs, made in collaboration with singer/songwriter Kristine Leschper, has been added to the catalog and is now available to rent. Figure and I (2021, 3 minutes, color, sound, digital file) Kristine Leschper wrote to me with a very intriguing proposition: create a short film […]

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    Canyon at The Roxie returns with Down, In Front: Films by Alfonso Alvarez

    Posted October 25th, 2021 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Down, In Front: Films by Alfonso AlvarezTuesday, November 23, 2021, 7pmThe Roxie Theater, San Francisco Canyon at The Roxie returns November 23rd with a spotlight on Bay Area filmmaker and expanded cinema artist Alfonso Alvarez! This retrospective program assembles 25 years of Alvarez’s 16mm films, videos, and expanded cinema with live musical accompaniment. In collaboration with […]

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    New Artist Member: Markus Maicher

    Posted October 25th, 2021 in New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome the Vienna-based filmmaker Markus Maicher to the collection! Markus Maicher (b. 1984) is an Austrian-born experimental filmmaker and media artist. His artistic practice is centered around a fascination with the cinematic dispositiv and the poetry of analog film’s materiality. In his PhD at the University of Applied Arts Vienna […]

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