Announcements

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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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    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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    Now Available: Jeffrey Skoller’s The Unimagined Lives of Our Neighbors

    Posted June 11th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that an exhibition file of Jeffrey Skoller‘s The Unimagined Lives of Our Neighbors (2019) is now available for rent.  “[A] first-person remembrance from one of the first US sailors on the ground in post-atomic Hiroshima and Nagasaki… the tale-telling comes across in a riveting minimal mode, foregrounding the witnessing, the fragile personal narration […]

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    Now Available in Digital Format: Dorothy Wiley’s Miss Jesus Fries on Grill

    Posted May 28th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that an exhibition file of Dorothy Wiley‘s Miss Jesus Fries on Grill is now available for rent. Digital scanning provided by our friends at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA). Miss Jesus Fries on Grill (Dorothy Wiley, 1973, 12 minutes, color, sound, digital file or 16mm) “Miss […]

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    New Artist Member: Mónica de Miranda

    Posted May 26th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is delighted to welcome Lisbon-based artist Mónica de Miranda to the collection! Mónica de Miranda is a Portuguese visual artist and filmmaker of Angolan ancestry. Working in photography, mixed media, and video, de Miranda deals with themes of geography and identity, expressing quiet visions of personal history and exploring the poetics of belonging. She received her PhD in Visual […]

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