Announcements

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    New Acquisition: Jean Sousa’s Film Poem Octet

    Posted January 12th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    A new series of short films by Chicago-based artist Jean Sousa is now available to rent from Canyon Cinema, individually or assembled as a single, 32-minute suite. As Sousa describes: “The Film Poem Octet is a series of digital media works inspired by the poetry of my late aunt, Alice Gonçalves Sousa. Written in narrative style, Alice’s […]

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    New Artist Member: Rajee Samarasinghe

    Posted January 8th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome Rajee Samarasinghe to the collection! Ten of Rajee’s films, which hybridize experimental and documentary methods and techniques, are now available to rent from Canyon. Rajee Samarasinghe is a filmmaker from Sri Lanka currently based in the United States. His work tackles contemporary sociopolitical conditions in Sri Lanka through the […]

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    Now Available: Peter Hutton’s At Sea

    Posted December 7th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that Peter Hutton’s silent portrait of a commercial shipping vessel, At Sea (2007), is now available for distribution on 16mm. At Sea (2007, 60 min, color, silent, 16mm) “Hutton knows the sea. His experiences as a former merchant seaman have informed his film making practice, known for its rigour and […]

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    New Acquisition: Lewis Klahr’s Circumstantial Pleasures

    Posted December 4th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    We are thrilled to announce that Lewis Klahr‘s omnibus feature Circumstantial Pleasures (2013-2019, 65 minutes) is now available from Canyon Cinema as a DCP or digital file! “Political figures, the body, drugs, and money represent just some of the exquisitely choreographed images in the newest, and perhaps most anxious, cycle from prolific collage animator Lewis […]

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    New Acquisition: Kerry Laitala’s Knee Jerk

    Posted December 2nd, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce the addition of a new title from Kerry Laitala to the collection! Knee Jerk (2018, 6 min, color, sound, digital file) Knee Jerk is a moving image work that was made in the advanced processing workshop of the personal cinema class at the San Francisco Art Institute that I taught in […]

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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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