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    New Artist Member: Jim Jennings

    Posted November 21st, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is delighted to welcome the films of prolific New York filmmaker Jim Jennings to the collection. This major new acquisition includes 32 titles made between 1969 and 2008, all on 16mm. For a full list of the Jennings films currently in distribution at Canyon, see: https://canyoncinema.com/catalog/filmmaker/?i=506 About Jim Jennings James Robertson Jennings, usually […]

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    Now Available: A Fire’s Poem + Four More New Titles from Toney W. Merritt

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

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Five new titles from Toney W. Merritt, including his latest work A Fire’s Poem. To learn more about Merritt’s films, see “Effecting Repair: A Canyon Cinema Report on the ‘Rediscovery’ of Toney W. Merritt,” in the current (Fall 2022) issue of JCMS: Journal of Cinema and Media Studies. A Fire’s […]

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    Now Available: Two Digital Files from Sergio Bátiz

    Posted November 14th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Two new digital files from Sergio Bátiz! Chicago (2003, 3.5 minutes, color, sound, digital file) The idea of discovering and documenting a new city and new country where I moved to live coming from Mexico with my film camera using a stop-motion or time-lapse film animation photographic technique. Mission San […]

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    Now Available: Paige Taul’s 71

    Posted November 10th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    71 (Paige Taul, 2022, 19 minutes, b&w, sound, digital file) 71 is about the sensibilities of the black middle class as observed by Jessica Taul and Pamela Patterson, the filmmaker’s mother and aunt, respectively. They discuss their differing tastes, definitions of class, frogs, and other qualifiers they consider in their evaluation of the space that they […]

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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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