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    Now Available: Greta Snider’s Prayer for the Torture Memos

    Posted May 11th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Greta Snider‘s Prayer for the Torture Memos, which takes on the mountain of text and verbiage that controls the US policy on legal torture, allowing us to confront the materiality of pages, words, text, and resolve these abstractions into the concrete realm of people, in image and sound. Prayer for […]

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    Announcing the Canyon Cinema Discovered Programs!

    Posted May 3rd, 2022 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    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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    New Artist Member: Rock Ross

    Posted April 28th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is delighted to welcome Rock Ross back to the collection! Rock Ross is an independent filmmaker and musician living and working in San Francisco. After receiving his BFA and MFA in Filmmaking from San Francisco Art Institute, Ross worked as Film Inspector and Shipper for the Canyon Cinema Co-op from 1975 to 1978, Editing […]

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    New Artist Member: John Woodman

    Posted April 21st, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome the UK-based artist and filmmaker John Woodman to the collection! John Woodman is an artist working with landscape film/video and photography and studied at St. Martin’s School of Art and the Slade School of Art. He worked as a Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication Studies at West Midlands College […]

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    Now Available: Nathaniel Dorsky’s Interval

    Posted April 20th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Nathaniel Dorsky‘s Interval, one of a number of recent films photographed in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. For more on Dorsky’s work, check out Maximilien Luc Proctor‘s recent conversation with the filmmaker for MUBI’s Notebook: https://mubi.com/notebook/posts/nathaniel-dorsky-shimmering-golden-music Interval (2021, 12.5 minutes, color, silent, 16mm, 18fps) A bouquet from those final arid […]

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    New Acquisition: Two Films by Brigid McCaffrey

    Posted April 19th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema on 16mm: Two films by Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker Brigid McCaffrey, whose work documents environments and people in states of flux. McCaffrey’s films explore extremes of autonomy and coexistence experienced by individuals who have distinct relationships with the land. Often taking shape as nuanced portraits, the films respond to […]

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    Now Available: New Prints and Digitizations of Two Early Films by Naomi Uman!

    Posted April 15th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    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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    Janis Crystal Lipzin Receives Guggenheim Fellowship!

    Posted April 14th, 2022 in Announcements, News / Events

    Congratulations to Bay Area filmmaker, educator, and longtime Canyon artist member Janis Crystal Lipzin, who last week was awarded a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship! Hailed as “one of the key American media artists of this era,” Lipzin has been making art in virtually every form of reproducible media for nearly 50 years. Utilizing such diverse media […]

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    Remembering Charles Wright (1946-2021)

    Posted April 12th, 2022 in Announcements, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema remembers the San Francisco filmmaker, photo collage artist, and former Canyon staff member and board member Charles Wright (1946-2021), who passed away last April. From 1975-76, Charles served as a co-programmer of the Canyon Cinematheque with Carmen Vigil. Canyon Cinema continues to distribute three of Charles’s 16mm films: Cable Car Melody (1986, 28 […]

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    New Artist Member: Azucena Losana

    Posted April 8th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome Azucena Losana to the collection! Azucena Losana (b. Mexico City, 1977) lives and works in Mexico City and Buenos Aires. Her work in experimental film, installation, and video has been presented at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, BAFICI, (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periferico, La Coruña, España, Kurzfilmtage […]

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