Events and Screenings

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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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    11/1/2019 – A Salon with Lana Z Caplan

    Posted October 22nd, 2019 in Canyon Cinema Salon, Events and Screenings

    A Salon with Lana Z Caplan Friday, November 1st, 2019 // 7:30 PM (doors 7:00 PM) 16 Sherman Street Facebook Event We are delighted to welcome multimedia artist Lana Z Caplan to present a Canyon Cinema Salon screening at 16 Sherman Street in San Francisco. Caplan has curated a program that elegantly weaves films from Canyon’s deep catalog along […]

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    Microcosmic Cinema: A Benefit for Canyon Cinema

    Posted August 10th, 2019 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Microcosmic Cinema: A Benefit for Canyon Cinema Thursday, August 15, 2019 – 7:30 Balboa Theatre  Facebook Event  Tickets $15 – available now!  The Balboa Theatre, Owsley Brown & S.F. Cultural History Museum present Microcosmic Cinema: A Benefit For Canyon Cinema featuring 16mm projector performances by Kerry Laitala who will be presenting four works from her City […]

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    8/8/2019 // Still Dreaming: Remembering Phil Solomon

    Posted July 30th, 2019 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Still Dreaming: Remembering Phil Solomon Thursday, August 8, 2019 – 7:30 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Facebook Event Tickets – $10.00 General Admission ($6.00 Cinematheque members) Presented in association with San Francisco Cinematheque, program curated and presented by Steve Anker. Phil Solomon (January 3, 1954—April 20, 2019) was among the great avant-garde filmmakers of this era. Solomon’s more […]

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