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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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    Now Available: Markus Maicher’s Blätter im Herbst (Leaves in Autumn)

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

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Markus Maicher‘s Blätter im Herbst (Leaves in Autumn), which screens this Friday, February 11th at The University of Chicago‘s Film Studies Center, as part of the 4-program series “This Radiant World: Recent and Retrospective Experimental Films.” 7pm, free! Info: https://filmstudiescenter.uchicago.edu/events/2022/radiant-world-transforming-self-transforming-world Blätter im Herbst (Leaves in Autumn) (Markus Maicher, 2018, 4 […]

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    New Artist Member: Nazlı Dinçel

    Posted February 3rd, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome Nazlı Dinçel to the collection! In addition, we’re pleased to announce that brand new 16mm prints of 10 of Nazlı’s films are now available from Canyon, along with digital files of all 10 titles. Nazlı Dinçel (Turkey / USA) is a first-generation immigrant born in Ankara, Turkey. They studied […]

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    New Digitization: John Carney’s Black Jackets and Choppers

    Posted February 1st, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: A new digitization of John Carney’s documentary cult film, Black Jackets and Choppers. Black Jackets and Choppers (1978, 25 minutes, color sound, digital file or 16mm or DVD) John Carney and Gary Partlow got together one day in the mid-70s and decided to make a documentary about Gary building his […]

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    New Artist Member: Federica Foglia

    Posted January 28th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome the transnational visual artist and writer Federica Foglia to the collection! Federica Foglia is interested in issues of migration, citizenship and identity, displacement, women of the diaspora, migrant temporalities, and finding a visual language to investigate these experiences. Her practice revolves around recycled cinema, amateur filmmaking, imaginary archives. Foglia […]

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    Remembering John Carlson (1951-2021)

    Posted January 15th, 2022 in Announcements, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema and the Bay Area Film Community mourn the passing of John Carlson, former Vice President of Monaco Lab, and teacher of cinematography, lighting, and experimental film at City College of San Francisco and Academy of Art University.  Through his hands-on lab work with countless Bay Area filmmakers and decades of teaching, John’s memory lives […]

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