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    Remembering Charles Wright (1946-2021)

    Posted April 12th, 2022 in Announcements, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema remembers the San Francisco filmmaker, photo collage artist, and former Canyon staff member and board member Charles Wright (1946-2021), who passed away last April. From 1975-76, Charles served as a co-programmer of the Canyon Cinematheque with Carmen Vigil. Canyon Cinema continues to distribute three of Charles’s 16mm films: Cable Car Melody (1986, 28 […]

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    New Artist Member: Azucena Losana

    Posted April 8th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome Azucena Losana to the collection! Azucena Losana (b. Mexico City, 1977) lives and works in Mexico City and Buenos Aires. Her work in experimental film, installation, and video has been presented at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, BAFICI, (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periferico, La Coruña, España, Kurzfilmtage […]

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    New Acquisition: Three New Films by Rajee Samarasinghe

    Posted April 7th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Three new films by Rajee Samarasinghe! Show Me Other Places (2021, 11.5 minutes, color, sound, digital file or DCP) At the center of this film is a Sri Lankan woman accessing other places in digital form, while situated in her own physical reality. Navigating through a multitude of spaces from […]

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    Canyon at The Roxie returns on March 26 with Pictures You Can Hold: Films by Greta Snider

    Posted February 25th, 2022 in Announcements, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Pictures You Can Hold: Films by Greta Snider Saturday, March 26, 2020, 4pmThe Roxie Theater, San Francisco Greta Snider in person! Canyon at The Roxie returns with a spotlight on acclaimed San Francisco filmmaker and professor Greta Snider. This wide-ranging survey brings together a selection of Snider’s early – now classic – 16mm autoethnographies, found […]

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    Now Available: 14 Digital Files from Alexis Krasilovsky

    Posted February 24th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce the arrival of 14 exhibition files from the Los Angeles-based filmmaker Alexis Krasilovsky! As head of her own production company – Rafael Film, LLC – Krasilovsky has written, directed, and produced numerous documentaries, video-poems, and art films. Her global documentary feature, Women Behind the Camera (and the shorter version, Shooting Women – both at […]

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    Now Available: Kirk Tougas’s 1972 Feminist Portraits 2020

    Posted February 22nd, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Kirk Tougas’s 1972 Feminist Portraits 2020. 1972 Feminist Portraits 2020 (2021, 115 minutes, color, sound, digital file) Two moments in history, two documents, 1972 and 2020. Two Vancouver feminist activists speaking directly. Two portraits. Part One – 51 minutes1972: Joan Campana champions collective action on behalf of half the human […]

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    Now Available: Lynne Sachs’s E•pis•to•lar•y: letter to Jean Vigo

    Posted February 18th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Lynne Sachs‘s E•pis•to•lar•y: letter to Jean Vigo, which was commissioned for the Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival of Navarre‘s program, “The letters that weren’t and also are,” in 2021. E•pis•to•lar•y: letter to Jean Vigo (Lynne Sachs, 2021, 5 minutes, b&w, sound, digital file) In a cinema letter to […]

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    New Artist Member: Abigail He

    Posted February 15th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome Brooklyn-based filmmaker and multimedia artist Abigail He to the collection! Abigail He’s recent work explores the interchangeable relationships between presence/absence, visibility/invisibility in both the material form and the conceptual representation through various media including film, video, sound, photography, performance, and sculpture. Using mainly recycled footage and color leader, she […]

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    New Artist Member: Al Wong

    Posted February 11th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is delighted to welcome Al Wong back to the collection! Al Wong is a native San Franciscan artist and has spent the past 50+ years making art in a variety of mediums. His career has developed from his early years as a student at the San Francisco Art Institute where he earned his Master […]

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    Now Available: Two New Films from Dominic Angerame

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

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Two new digital files from the San Francisco filmmaker Dominic Angerame. Flashbacks (2021, 5 minutes, color and b&w, sound, digital file) A tribute to Susan Headley. Prometheus (Dominic Angerame, 2021, 3.5 minutes, b&w, sound, digital file) A continuation of my “City Symphony” series. The lightning poetry of welders. “I’ve never […]

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