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    Canyon Cinema Discovered Launches Four Newly-Curated Programs and 40 Artist-Made Films and Videos From Inaugural Curatorial Fellowship

    Posted September 26th, 2022 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    For Immediate Release San Francisco, CA—Canyon Cinema (est. 1961 in the Bay Area), one of the world’s foremost advocates for and distributors of independent moving-image art, announces the full line-up and screening schedule for its inaugural curatorial fellowship, Canyon Cinema Discovered, taking place throughout the month of October 2022. Four newly-curated programs will premiere at […]

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    9/24/2022 – Canyon Cinema, Hello Benjamin Films, and Los Angeles Filmforum present New Black Wave, Vol. 2

    Posted September 16th, 2022 in Announcements, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    New Black Wave, Vol. 2 Presented by Canyon Cinema, Hello Benjamin Films, and Los Angeles Filmforum Saturday, September 24, 2022 @ 4pm The Roxie Theater, San Francisco Ticket info: bit.ly/nbw-vol2-sf VIEW ONLINE: Films will also be available for online screening on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 4 pm to midnight (PST) at: watch.eventive.org/newblackwave2/play/632be0e7992af100a13ba4bf Curated by Solomon Turner […]

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    Now Available: Barbara Hammer’s Pictures 4 Barbara

    Posted September 16th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: A newly accessioned restoration print of Barbara Hammer’s Pictures 4 Barbara, courtesy of friends at the Academy Film Archive! This long-overlooked and underseen Hammer film is a new addition to our catalog. Pictures 4 Barbara (Barbara Hammer, 1981, 8 minutes, color, sound, 16mm) In this layered epistolary short, letters written between […]

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    9/15/2022 – Urban Nature: A Salon with S Topiary Landberg

    Posted September 12th, 2022 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Urban Nature: A Salon with S Topiary LandbergThursday, September 15, 2022 @ 7:30pm (doors 7pm)16 Sherman Street, San Francisco Facebook Event The Canyon Cinema Salon returns to 16 Sherman for the first time in nearly three years, for a program of urban landscape films selected by Bay Area media artist, curator, and writer S Topiary […]

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    Now Available: New Stan VanDerBeek Prints + Files

    Posted September 1st, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is delighted to announce a major new deposit from the Stan VanDerBeek Archive. This incredible trove of recently preserved works by the prolific multimedia artist, scientist, and inventor includes 12 new 16mm prints and 8 new digital files. New Prints + Files: Who Ho Rays (1972, 8 minutes, color, silent, 16mm or digital […]

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    New Artist Member: Leandro Katz

    Posted August 29th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New DVDs, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome the Argentinian/American filmmaker, author, and visual artist Leandro Katz to the collection! Known for his films and photographic installations, Katz’s works include long-term projects that deal with Latin American subjects and incorporate historical research, anthropology, and visual arts. These include The Catherwood Project, a photographic reconstruction of the two 1850s expeditions of […]

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    New Acquisition: Three Exhibition Files from Al Wong

    Posted August 19th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is excited to announce the return of three additional films by Al Wong to the catalog! Included in this acquisition are new exhibition files for 24 Frames Per Second (1977), Discount House (1971), and 69 cents a pound (1969). More Al Wong titles coming soon – stay tuned for details! 24 Frames Per […]

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    Now Available: New Films by Dominic Angerame

    Posted August 12th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Two new films by Dominic Angerame! Luminae (2022, 4 minutes, b&w, sound, digital file) For years I had been shooting with an iris attached to my lens creating a circle. The sun seemed to be a natural progression of the circle, especially its revolutions. The film is an accession into […]

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    Digital and Streaming Access

    Posted August 11th, 2022 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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    Now Available: Lynne Sachs’s Swerve

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

    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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