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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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    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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    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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    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 Artist Member: Abigail He

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

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome Brooklyn-based filmmaker and multimedia artist Abigail He to the collection! Abigail He’s recent work explores the interchangeable relationships between presence/absence, visibility/invisibility in both the material form and the conceptual representation through various media including film, video, sound, photography, performance, and sculpture. Using mainly recycled footage and color leader, she […]

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