Announcements

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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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    New Artist Member: Emily Chao

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

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome Bay Area filmmaker and curator Emily Chao to the collection! Emily Chao is an award-winning media artist whose ongoing series of diverse, short-form nonfiction films focus primarily on identity and diaspora, history and representation, and the interaction between space and memory. She is a co-programmer of Light Field, an […]

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    Now Available: Seven Exhibition Files from Bill Basquin

    Posted October 30th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce the acquisition of seven experimental documentaries by San Francisco filmmaker Bill Basquin. The titles, spanning 2007 to 2018, are now available for rent as digital files. Wolf Release (2018, 10 min, color, sound) John Oakleaf, Field Coordinator for the Mexican Wolf Repopulation Project, talks about the challenges of and […]

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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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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