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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: 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: 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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    Now Available: Kirk Tougas’s 1972 Feminist Portraits 2020

    Posted February 22nd, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Kirk Tougas’s 1972 Feminist Portraits 2020. 1972 Feminist Portraits 2020 (2021, 115 minutes, color, sound, digital file) Two moments in history, two documents, 1972 and 2020. Two Vancouver feminist activists speaking directly. Two portraits. Part One – 51 minutes1972: Joan Campana champions collective action on behalf of half the human […]

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    Now Available: Lynne Sachs’s E•pis•to•lar•y: letter to Jean Vigo

    Posted February 18th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

    Now available from Canyon Cinema: Lynne Sachs‘s E•pis•to•lar•y: letter to Jean Vigo, which was commissioned for the Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival of Navarre‘s program, “The letters that weren’t and also are,” in 2021. E•pis•to•lar•y: letter to Jean Vigo (Lynne Sachs, 2021, 5 minutes, b&w, sound, digital file) In a cinema letter to […]

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