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    New Artist Member: Jim Jennings

    Posted November 21st, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is delighted to welcome the films of prolific New York filmmaker Jim Jennings to the collection. This major new acquisition includes 32 titles made between 1969 and 2008, all on 16mm. For a full list of the Jennings films currently in distribution at Canyon, see: https://canyoncinema.com/catalog/filmmaker/?i=506 About Jim Jennings James Robertson Jennings, usually […]

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    Now Available: A Fire’s Poem + Four More New Titles from Toney W. Merritt

    Posted November 19th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Five new titles from Toney W. Merritt, including his latest work A Fire’s Poem. To learn more about Merritt’s films, see “Effecting Repair: A Canyon Cinema Report on the ‘Rediscovery’ of Toney W. Merritt,” in the current (Fall 2022) issue of JCMS: Journal of Cinema and Media Studies. A Fire’s […]

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    Now Available: Two Digital Files from Sergio Bátiz

    Posted November 14th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Two new digital files from Sergio Bátiz! Chicago (2003, 3.5 minutes, color, sound, digital file) The idea of discovering and documenting a new city and new country where I moved to live coming from Mexico with my film camera using a stop-motion or time-lapse film animation photographic technique. Mission San […]

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    Now Available: Paige Taul’s 71

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

    71 (Paige Taul, 2022, 19 minutes, b&w, sound, digital file) 71 is about the sensibilities of the black middle class as observed by Jessica Taul and Pamela Patterson, the filmmaker’s mother and aunt, respectively. They discuss their differing tastes, definitions of class, frogs, and other qualifiers they consider in their evaluation of the space that they […]

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    Now Available: Barbara Hammer’s Pictures 4 Barbara

    Posted September 16th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: A newly accessioned restoration print of Barbara Hammer’s Pictures 4 Barbara, courtesy of friends at the Academy Film Archive! This long-overlooked and underseen Hammer film is a new addition to our catalog. Pictures 4 Barbara (Barbara Hammer, 1981, 8 minutes, color, sound, 16mm) In this layered epistolary short, letters written between […]

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    Now Available: New Stan VanDerBeek Prints + Files

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

    Canyon Cinema is delighted to announce a major new deposit from the Stan VanDerBeek Archive. This incredible trove of recently preserved works by the prolific multimedia artist, scientist, and inventor includes 12 new 16mm prints and 8 new digital files. New Prints + Files: Who Ho Rays (1972, 8 minutes, color, silent, 16mm or digital […]

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    New Artist Member: Leandro Katz

    Posted August 29th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New DVDs, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome the Argentinian/American filmmaker, author, and visual artist Leandro Katz to the collection! Known for his films and photographic installations, Katz’s works include long-term projects that deal with Latin American subjects and incorporate historical research, anthropology, and visual arts. These include The Catherwood Project, a photographic reconstruction of the two 1850s expeditions of […]

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    New Acquisition: Three Exhibition Files from Al Wong

    Posted August 19th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is excited to announce the return of three additional films by Al Wong to the catalog! Included in this acquisition are new exhibition files for 24 Frames Per Second (1977), Discount House (1971), and 69 cents a pound (1969). More Al Wong titles coming soon – stay tuned for details! 24 Frames Per […]

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    Now Available: New Films by Dominic Angerame

    Posted August 12th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Two new films by Dominic Angerame! Luminae (2022, 4 minutes, b&w, sound, digital file) For years I had been shooting with an iris attached to my lens creating a circle. The sun seemed to be a natural progression of the circle, especially its revolutions. The film is an accession into […]

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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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