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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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    New Acquisition: Two Films by Brigid McCaffrey

    Posted April 19th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema on 16mm: Two films by Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker Brigid McCaffrey, whose work documents environments and people in states of flux. McCaffrey’s films explore extremes of autonomy and coexistence experienced by individuals who have distinct relationships with the land. Often taking shape as nuanced portraits, the films respond to […]

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    Now Available: New Prints and Digitizations of Two Early Films by Naomi Uman!

    Posted April 15th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to announce that two early films by Naomi Uman are now available in 16mm and digital formats! Both films were restored in 2021 by XFR Collective through the initiative of Walter Forsberg and Andrea Callard and with the assistance of the National Film Preservation Foundation. New prints and digitizations were made […]

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    New Artist Member: Azucena Losana

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

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome Azucena Losana to the collection! Azucena Losana (b. Mexico City, 1977) lives and works in Mexico City and Buenos Aires. Her work in experimental film, installation, and video has been presented at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, BAFICI, (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periferico, La Coruña, España, Kurzfilmtage […]

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    New Acquisition: Three New Films by Rajee Samarasinghe

    Posted April 7th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Three new films by Rajee Samarasinghe! Show Me Other Places (2021, 11.5 minutes, color, sound, digital file or DCP) At the center of this film is a Sri Lankan woman accessing other places in digital form, while situated in her own physical reality. Navigating through a multitude of spaces from […]

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    New Digitization: Christopher Harris’s 28.IV.81 (Bedouin Spark)

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

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: A new digitization of Christopher Harris’s film, 28.IV.81 (Bedouin Spark). As Michael Sicinski writes in Cinema Scope Magazine, 28.IV.81 (Bedouin Spark) “display[s] a concern with textures of light as well as the capacity of the human imagination to will celestial entities out of the relatively impoverished materials at hand… a lovely […]

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    Now Available: 14 Digital Files from Alexis Krasilovsky

    Posted February 24th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce the arrival of 14 exhibition files from the Los Angeles-based filmmaker Alexis Krasilovsky! As head of her own production company – Rafael Film, LLC – Krasilovsky has written, directed, and produced numerous documentaries, video-poems, and art films. Her global documentary feature, Women Behind the Camera (and the shorter version, Shooting Women – both at […]

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