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    Now Available: Lynne Sachs’s Swerve

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

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Swerve, a new film by Lynne Sachs featuring poetry by Paolo Javier. As Herbert Gambill writes for Mystery Catalogue, “Swerve is a cinematic meditation on postmodern/avant-garde/post-colonial poetry construction in general and specifically it’s a terrific incitement to read Javier’s book and seek out more of Sachs’s fascinating body of work.”  Swerve […]

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    Now Available: Paige Taul’s Goat

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

    Goat (Paige Taul, 2021, 3 minutes, b&w, sound, digital file) About a girl and her j’s. A meditation on the politics of style, collectivity, and personal taste.

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    Now Available: Jodie Mack’s Wasteland No. 3: Moons, Sons

    Posted July 28th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: “The third film in Jodie Mack’s Wasteland series, Moons, Sons, observes the rapid thaw of natural forms. A world tender and unhatched; future chaos in repose, in slumber.” (IFFR) Wasteland No. 3: Moons, Sons (Jodie Mack, 2021, 5 min, color, silent, 16mm) A world tender and unhatched, Future chaos in repose, […]

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    Now Available: Eight Digital Files from Brice Bowman

    Posted July 13th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Eight digital files by the Bay Area-based filmmaker and painter Brice Bowman, including: FALLEN SNOW (2019, 7 minutes, color, sound, digital file) FALLEN SNOW is about Self-Awareness and Other-Awareness. MOTEL (2017, 5 minutes, color, sound, digital file) MOTEL thinks of the phenomena of moments. As So Was I (2015, 2 […]

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    New Acquisition: Taiki Sakpisit’s Seeing in the Dark

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

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Taiki Sakpisit‘s Seeing in the Dark, which continues the filmmaker’s exploration of Thailand’s political history and landscape. Seeing in the Dark (2021, 29 minutes, color and b&w, sound) The film interweaves the legacy of Thailand’s Cold War, the remnants of the Communist insurgency in Thailand and the ruined fortress that […]

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    New Artist Member: Priyanka Das

    Posted June 23rd, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome Brooklyn-based filmmaker Priyanka Das to the collection! Priyanka Das was born in India and is currently living in New York City. She is a transdisciplinary artist, filmmaker, writer, and curator. Her works aim to ignite thoughts, feelings, and emotions that delve deep into the essence of “otherness” mediated by […]

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    Now Available: Greta Snider’s Prayer for the Torture Memos

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

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Greta Snider‘s Prayer for the Torture Memos, which takes on the mountain of text and verbiage that controls the US policy on legal torture, allowing us to confront the materiality of pages, words, text, and resolve these abstractions into the concrete realm of people, in image and sound. Prayer for […]

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    New Artist Member: Rock Ross

    Posted April 28th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is delighted to welcome Rock Ross back to the collection! Rock Ross is an independent filmmaker and musician living and working in San Francisco. After receiving his BFA and MFA in Filmmaking from San Francisco Art Institute, Ross worked as Film Inspector and Shipper for the Canyon Cinema Co-op from 1975 to 1978, Editing […]

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    New Artist Member: John Woodman

    Posted April 21st, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome the UK-based artist and filmmaker John Woodman to the collection! John Woodman is an artist working with landscape film/video and photography and studied at St. Martin’s School of Art and the Slade School of Art. He worked as a Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication Studies at West Midlands College […]

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    Now Available: Nathaniel Dorsky’s Interval

    Posted April 20th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Nathaniel Dorsky‘s Interval, one of a number of recent films photographed in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. For more on Dorsky’s work, check out Maximilien Luc Proctor‘s recent conversation with the filmmaker for MUBI’s Notebook: https://mubi.com/notebook/posts/nathaniel-dorsky-shimmering-golden-music Interval (2021, 12.5 minutes, color, silent, 16mm, 18fps) A bouquet from those final arid […]

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