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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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    Friends of Canyon Cinema is Now on Patreon!

    Posted October 5th, 2021 in Announcements, Canyon Cinemazine, News / Events

    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: https://patreon.com/canyoncinema Sign up now and receive a special bonus gift: A Canyon Cinema enamel pin! Supply […]

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    Digital and Streaming Access

    Posted October 5th, 2021 in Announcements, News / Events

    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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    New Artist Member: Michael Alexander Morris

    Posted October 1st, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome Michael Alexander Morris to the collection! Michael A. Morris is an artist and educator based in Cairo, Egypt, and Dallas, Texas. His work responds to the rapid changes in how moving images are created and experienced in the 21st century, affirming the traditional space of experiencing cinema while also […]

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    Now Available: New Animations by Lawrence Jordan

    Posted September 29th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: New films from the legendary West Coast animator Lawrence Jordan! As Hal Aigner writes, “Jordan is one of the most prolific and accomplished stalwarts of the Bay Area independent film community. He takes full advantage of the tendency of disparate objects to take on new meaning, and form new relationships […]

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    Now Available: Two New Films by Anna Kipervaser

    Posted September 28th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is happy to announce that two new films by Anna Kipervaser are now available for rent. For more on Anna’s work, click here. No Garden Beyond (2019, 11 minutes, color, sound, digital file) By Anna Kipervaser + Rhys Morgan Scenes from above, below and around the Sargasso Sea, a body of water unbounded by […]

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    New Artist Member: Wenhua Shi

    Posted September 27th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome Boston-based “new & old media artist” Wenhua Shi to the collection! Wenhua Shi pursues a poetic approach to moving image making, and investigates conceptual depth in film, video, interactive installations, and sound sculptures. His work has been presented at museums, galleries, and film festivals, including International Film Festival Rotterdam, […]

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    Now Available: Eight New Films by Nathaniel Dorsky

    Posted September 24th, 2021 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Eight new films by Nathaniel Dorsky, made over the past two years during and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Note: Six of these films will screen on Friday, October 29, and again on Monday, November 1 at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Proof of vaccination is required and seating […]

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