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    New Artist Member: Deborah Stratman

    Posted September 10th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome Chicago-based artist and filmmaker Deborah Stratman to the collection! Deborah Stratman makes films and artworks that investigate power, control, and belief, considering how places, ideas, and society are intertwined. Recent projects have addressed freedom, surveillance, sinkholes, comets, raptors, orthoptera, levitation, exodus, mineral evolution, sisterhood, and faith. She has exhibited […]

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    Now Available: Jerome Hiler’s Bagatelle I

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

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that a new 16mm print from Jerome Hiler has been added to the catalog and is now available to rent. Note: Hiler’s Bagatelle II (2016) is also in distribution with Canyon. Bagatelle I (2016, 16 minutes, color and b&w, silent, 16mm, 18fps) Bagatelle I is a film with a thread […]

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    Digital and Streaming Access

    Posted September 1st, 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: Christina C Nguyen

    Posted August 31st, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is excited to welcome Los Angeles-based filmmaker and expanded cinema artist Christina C Nguyen to the collection! Christina C Nguyen’s work explores the periphery of human perception and experience. Her interest in systems results in the use of specific forms and structures to interface between the digital and analog methods of data and […]

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    Now Available: Two New Films by Tulapop Saenjaroen

    Posted August 23rd, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that two new films by Bangkok-based artist Tulapop Saenjaroen are now available for rent: Notes from the Periphery (2021, 14 minutes, color, sound, digital file) Mainly shot in the peripheral areas of the ever-expanding Laem Chabang port in Chon Buri, Thailand, Notes from the Periphery interrogates the notion of territoriality, globalized networks, […]

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  6. Statement by Canyon Cinema in Response to the Cinemateca Brasileira Fire of July 29, 2021

    Posted August 1st, 2021 in News / Events

    We, the film community of Canyon Cinema, express our deepest sadness as we watch the images of the fire that devastated the Cinemateca Brasileira in São Paolo. For the last year, we have witnessed the systematic decimation of government support for the preservation of this vital, national treasure. From the beginning, Brazilian film has played […]

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    Canyon Cinema and The Roxie Theater to Launch New Programming Partnership 

    Posted July 30th, 2021 in Announcements, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Two long-standing San Francisco film purveyors are thrilled to announce a new programming partnership. Beginning this August, Canyon Cinema and The Roxie Theater embark on a monthly collaboration: Canyon at The Roxie, bringing into focus visionary Bay Area film artists of past and present. Taking place in the Little Roxie, and in compliance with CDC, […]

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    Canyon Cinema Response to the Elimination of SFMOMA’s Film Program

    Posted July 23rd, 2021 in Announcements, News / Events

    SFMOMA’s recent decision to eliminate its Film Program (among other vital, inclusive, and community-focused programs) is a stunning disavowal of its own history. Moreso, it is a shocking divestment from SFMOMA’s stated commitment to “exhibiting film as an essential medium of modern and contemporary art” and to fostering a vibrant film culture in San Francisco. […]

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    New Artist Member: Barron Sherer

    Posted July 13th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome Miami-based media artist Barron Sherer to the collection! Taking the form of hybrid film/video remediations and projection-based media installations, Sherer’s work focuses on repurposing and manipulating found film, slides, video, and photographs through formal experimentation; utilizing social media platforms such as Instagram as both a source of material and […]

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    New Acquisition: Three Exhibition Files from Kate McCabe

    Posted June 14th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Three new exhibition files from Joshua Tree-based artist and filmmaker Kate McCabe! This acquisition includes the addition of a new film to the catalog, 2018’s There Are No Shadows in East Berlin, as well as new digital copies of McCabe’s debut feature Sabbia (2006), a visual album for stoner rock prince, Brant […]

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