Events and Screenings

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    Canyon at The Roxie returns with Down, In Front: Films by Alfonso Alvarez

    Posted October 25th, 2021 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Down, In Front: Films by Alfonso AlvarezTuesday, November 23, 2021, 7pmThe Roxie Theater, San Francisco Canyon at The Roxie returns November 23rd with a spotlight on Bay Area filmmaker and expanded cinema artist Alfonso Alvarez! This retrospective program assembles 25 years of Alvarez’s 16mm films, videos, and expanded cinema with live musical accompaniment. In collaboration with […]

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    Now Available: Eight New Films by Nathaniel Dorsky

    Posted September 24th, 2021 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Eight new films by Nathaniel Dorsky, made over the past two years during and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Note: Six of these films will screen on Friday, October 29, and again on Monday, November 1 at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Proof of vaccination is required and seating […]

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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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    I Know the End: A Salon with Light Field

    Posted February 1st, 2021 in Announcements, Canyon Cinema Salon, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Thursday, February 11th @ 7pm PST Co-presented by PARACME Livestream on Twitch Free; no RSVP required Q&A will follow Films by: Barbara Hammer, Toney W. Merritt, Julie Murray, Dana Plays, Sarah Pucill, Rajee Samarasinghe, and Paige Taul Screening line-up: Anathema (Julie Murray, 1995, 7 minutes, color, sound) Doubt assails the doctor and his assistants, who, through […]

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    Kerry Laitala and Jonathan Walley on Expanded Cinema and Cinema Expanded

    Posted January 15th, 2021 in Canyon Cinema Salon, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    A Canyon Cinema Salon, co-hosted by Shapeshifters CinemaSunday, January 31st @ 7pm PSTLivestream on YouTube (free) Artist and filmmaker Kerry Laitala (San Francisco) and cinema scholar Jonathan Walley (Columbus, OH) engage in an illustrated conversation about expanded cinema, including Laitala’s recent 16mm film projection performance Fire Fly EYE (hand-processed 16mm Ektachrome and B&W film, dual […]

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    Canyon-on-Demand: Recent Acquisitions, now streaming until Dec 1

    Posted November 25th, 2020 in Announcements, Events and Screenings, New Acquisitions, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema: Recent AcquisitionsOnline Nov 24 – Dec 1, 2020 As 2020 winds to a close, we look back at some recent additions to the Canyon Cinema collection and celebrate the work of our artist members in this latest “Canyon-on-Demand” offering. The program features films and videos by Bill Basquin, Elizabeth Block, Emily Chao, Janie […]

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    Canyon-on-Demand: Between Pop Culture and the Avant-Garde, now streaming until Nov 2

    Posted October 25th, 2020 in Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Between Pop Culture and the Avant-Garde: Little-Seen Films by Women from the Collection of Canyon Cinema October 26 – November 2, 2020 Co-presented with Lightbox Film Center Ranging from 1970 to 1996, the films gathered here display unexpected images by women that comment on how we present and perform ourselves, both in private and in […]

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    Sporting Blackness with Samantha N. Sheppard

    Posted September 19th, 2020 in Canyon Cinema Salon, Co-Presentations, Events and Screenings, News / Events

    A Canyon Cinema Salon, co-hosted by Screen SlateThursday, September 17 @ 8pm EST / 5pm PSTLivestream on Twitch (free, no account or RSVP required)View archived discussion here Inspired by Samantha N. Sheppard‘s new book, Sporting Blackness: Race, Embodiment, and Critical Muscle Memory on Screen , this program – the first of Canyon Cinema’s relaunched (Virtual) Salon series – brings together […]

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    POSTPONED – Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera, screening and book party with author Joel Schlemowitz

    Posted March 9th, 2020 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Book Party and Screening for Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera, with author Joel Schlemowitz Thursday, March 19th, 2020 – 7:30pm – POSTPONED TO A FUTURE DATE. Artists’ Television Access – 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 Tickets – $7 – $10 sliding scale Co-presented with San Francisco Cinematheque Visit our Facebook Event Page Experimental […]

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    1/23/2020 – Interludes: New and Recent Films by Nathaniel Dorsky

    Posted January 7th, 2020 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Still from Nathaniel Dorsky’s Apricity (2019) Interludes: New and Recent Films by Nathaniel Dorsky THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020 — 7:30 PM YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 701 Mission Street (at Third St) San Francisco, CA 94103 – MAP Co-presented with San Francisco Cinematheque SOLD OUT Visit our Facebook Event Page An active filmmaker since childhood, Nathaniel Dorsky is one […]

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