Announcements

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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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    Now Available on DVD: Paul Clipson – Landscape Dissolves: Selected Films, 2009-2016

    Posted October 16th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Now Available from Canyon Cinema! A DVD collection of 14 short films by the San Francisco cinema artist Paul Clipson. Co-produced by Re:Voir and Students of Decay. Info: https://canyoncinema.com/catalog/film/?i=5303 “[Paul Clipson’s films] are a photo-chemical catalog of the visible world, charged with psychic energy, scored partly by chance, and imbued with a generosity of being.” […]

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  4. Collection Highlights, Summer/Fall 2020

    New Brochure: Collection Highlights + Digital Distribution Program

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

    Learn about Canyon Cinema’s latest acquisitions, digitizations, distribution prints, and more in our new Collection Highlights brochure, designed by Helen Tseng. You’ll also find news about the Unseen Cinema Digital Collection – a recent addition of nearly 100 titles to Canyon’s catalog. Download a copy here.

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  5. Now available: new print of Paul Sharits’ T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G

    Posted April 2nd, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that a new print of Paul Sharits’ T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G is available. Thanks and acknowledgement go to Anthology Film Archives for their preservation of this film, and for their support of Canyon’s efforts to keep Sharits’ films available in distribution. T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G | Paul Sharits | 1968 | color | sound | […]

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  6. Now available: Lynne Sachs’ A Month of Single Frames

    Posted April 2nd, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Lynne Sachs makes films, installations, performances and web projects that explore the intricate relationship between personal observations and broader historical experiences by weaving together poetry, collage, painting, politics and layered sound design. With more than 30 titles in distribution at Canyon Cinema, this latest work is one of a number of posthumous collaborations between filmmaker […]

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    Now available on DVD – Mad Dance: A Mental Health Film Trilogy by Ken Paul Rosenthal

    Posted April 1st, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New DVDs, News / Events

    Ken Paul Rosenthal‘s recent films explore the geography of madness through natural and urban landscapes. These films re-envision the way we think, speak, and feel about emotional distress and wellness in today’s chaotic world by connecting the fissures and fault lines of human nature to the unstable topography and mercurial weather patterns of the San […]

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    Canyon Cinema COVID-19 Update

    Posted March 31st, 2020 in Announcements, News / Events

    Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health officials to contain the spread of COVID-19, and in compliance with the “shelter in place” order issued by the City of San Francisco, Canyon Cinema’s staff is primarily working from home. If you need to contact Canyon Cinema, please do so […]

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    Support Canyon Cinema with a Prepaid Account

    Posted March 31st, 2020 in Announcements, News / Events

    Like many smaller arts organizations, Canyon Cinema has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past few weeks, we have suffered an onslaught of booking cancellations as film classes go online or are outright suspended. Though all of us at Canyon are healthy and pursuing appropriate safety measures, the film rentals are what […]

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    Digital and Streaming Access

    Posted March 31st, 2020 in Announcements, News / Events

    In response to demand for digital access to Canyon Cinema’s catalog as teaching and film exhibition move online, we are now providing digital file and/or streaming video links to over 850 works from our catalog. There are two ways to discover available titles: 1. Use advanced search function filtered by “digital file”2. Browse our Canyon […]

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