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    Canyon-on-Demand: Recent Acquisitions, now streaming until Dec 1

    Posted November 25th, 2020 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema: Recent AcquisitionsOnline Nov 24 – Dec 1, 2020 As 2020 winds to a close, we look back at some recent additions to the Canyon Cinema collection and celebrate the work of our artist members in this latest “Canyon-on-Demand” offering. The program features films and videos by Bill Basquin, Elizabeth Block, Emily Chao, Janie […]

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    New Acquisition: Tomonari Nishikawa’s Amusement Ride

    Posted November 20th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that the latest short film from Tomonari Nishikawa is now available for rent on 16mm film or as a digital file! Amusement Ride (2019, 6 min, color, sound, 16mm film or digital file) Shot with a telephoto lens from inside a cabin of Cosmo Clock 21, a Ferris wheel […]

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    Now Available: 20 Exhibition Files from Janie Geiser

    Posted November 18th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce the arrival of 20 exhibition files from longtime member Janie Geiser! Geiser is an internationally recognized visual/theater artist and experimental filmmaker, whose work is known for its investigation of the emotional power of inanimate objects, its sense of mystery, and its strength of design. Included amongst this new acquisition […]

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    Now Available on DVD: Dominic Angerame’s CITYSCAPES

    Posted November 11th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    A new Re:Voir release featuring nine films by Dominic Angerame, longtime 16mm chronicler of San Francisco’s urban landscape is now available for individual-use purchase: https://canyoncinema.com/catalog/film/?i=5304 Films: A Ticket Home (1982, color, 11 min) I’d Rather Be in Paris (1982, color/B&W, silent, 17 min) Honeymoon in Reno (1984, color, 8 min) Continuum (1987, B&W, silent, 15 […]

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    Now Available: New Digital Files from Stephen Broomer

    Posted November 9th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    New delivery from north of the border: Four stunning, multilayered experimental features by Toronto filmmaker Stephen Broomer! In addition to a digital file of Potamkin (previously available on 16mm), Canyon Cinema is now pleased to distribute Lulu Faustine, Phantom Ride, and Tondal’s Vision on digital formats. Lulu Faustine (2020, 65 minutes, color, sound) A miracle […]

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    New Artist Member: Emily Chao

    Posted November 5th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome Bay Area filmmaker and curator Emily Chao to the collection! Emily Chao is an award-winning media artist whose ongoing series of diverse, short-form nonfiction films focus primarily on identity and diaspora, history and representation, and the interaction between space and memory. She is a co-programmer of Light Field, an […]

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    Now Available: Seven Exhibition Files from Bill Basquin

    Posted October 30th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce the acquisition of seven experimental documentaries by San Francisco filmmaker Bill Basquin. The titles, spanning 2007 to 2018, are now available for rent as digital files. Wolf Release (2018, 10 min, color, sound) John Oakleaf, Field Coordinator for the Mexican Wolf Repopulation Project, talks about the challenges of and […]

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    Canyon-on-Demand: Between Pop Culture and the Avant-Garde, now streaming until Nov 2

    Posted October 25th, 2020 in Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Between Pop Culture and the Avant-Garde: Little-Seen Films by Women from the Collection of Canyon Cinema October 26 – November 2, 2020 Co-presented with Lightbox Film Center Ranging from 1970 to 1996, the films gathered here display unexpected images by women that comment on how we present and perform ourselves, both in private and in […]

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    New Acquisition! Mark Street’s So Many Ideas Impossible to Do All

    Posted October 22nd, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that Mark Street’s So Many Ideas Impossible to Do All (2019, 11 min, digital file) is now available to rent. “A year before her death, Barbara Hammer asked me to work on a project she’d envisioned based on her correspondence (1973-85) with Jane Brakhage. She also gave me outtakes […]

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    Now Available on DVD: Holly Fisher’s Bullets for Breakfast

    Posted October 20th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Now available for individual-use purchase: Holly Fisher’s stunning hybrid feature, Bullets for Breakfast (1992). The DVD release from Re:Voir also includes Fisher’s early short films Glass Shadows, From the Ladies, This is Montage, and Softshoe. Info: https://canyoncinema.com/catalog/film/?i=5305 “BULLETS FOR BREAKFAST is one of the most magnificently obsessive films in recent memory. A precisely made flood […]

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