New Films

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    New Artist Member: Brigid McCaffrey

    Posted February 25th, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to welcome Brigid McCaffrey to the collection! Brigid McCaffrey is a Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker whose work documents environments and people in states of flux. Her films explore extremes of autonomy and coexistence experienced by individuals who have distinct relationships with the land. Often taking shape as nuanced portraits, the […]

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    Now Available: Multiple Works by Kirk Tougas

    Posted January 22nd, 2021 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon welcomes Kirk Tougas, noted experimental film artist, director of photography, producer, director, curator, and founder of Vancouver’s Pacific Cinematheque to the collection. With over 250 professional credits, Tougas is recognized as one of Canada’s pre-eminent feature documentary cinematographers. Representing many cultural, anthropological, social, and political themes, these films have been broadcast on every major […]

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    Round-Up of Recent Arrivals: New Exhibition Files from Abigail Child, Craig Baldwin, Charlotte Pryce, Lewis Klahr

    Posted December 8th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Over the past few months, we’ve added many new exhibition files to our digital collection, including for the following films: Mutiny (Abigail Child, 1983, 11 min, color, sound, digital file or 16mm) “This movie is a new kind of classic, it has invented once and for all the machine-gun sound of explosives and composed sentences with […]

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    Now Available: Peter Hutton’s At Sea

    Posted December 7th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that Peter Hutton’s silent portrait of a commercial shipping vessel, At Sea (2007), is now available for distribution on 16mm. At Sea (2007, 60 min, color, silent, 16mm) “Hutton knows the sea. His experiences as a former merchant seaman have informed his film making practice, known for its rigour and […]

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    New Acquisition: Tomonari Nishikawa’s Amusement Ride

    Posted November 20th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that the latest short film from Tomonari Nishikawa is now available for rent on 16mm film or as a digital file! Amusement Ride (2019, 6 min, color, sound, 16mm film or digital file) Shot with a telephoto lens from inside a cabin of Cosmo Clock 21, a Ferris wheel […]

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    Now Available: 20 Exhibition Files from Janie Geiser

    Posted November 18th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce the arrival of 20 exhibition files from longtime member Janie Geiser! Geiser is an internationally recognized visual/theater artist and experimental filmmaker, whose work is known for its investigation of the emotional power of inanimate objects, its sense of mystery, and its strength of design. Included amongst this new acquisition […]

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    Now Available: New Digital Files from Stephen Broomer

    Posted November 9th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, New Films, News / Events

    New delivery from north of the border: Four stunning, multilayered experimental features by Toronto filmmaker Stephen Broomer! In addition to a digital file of Potamkin (previously available on 16mm), Canyon Cinema is now pleased to distribute Lulu Faustine, Phantom Ride, and Tondal’s Vision on digital formats. Lulu Faustine (2020, 65 minutes, color, sound) A miracle […]

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    New Artist Member: Emily Chao

    Posted November 5th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to welcome Bay Area filmmaker and curator Emily Chao to the collection! Emily Chao is an award-winning media artist whose ongoing series of diverse, short-form nonfiction films focus primarily on identity and diaspora, history and representation, and the interaction between space and memory. She is a co-programmer of Light Field, an […]

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    Now Available: Seven Exhibition Files from Bill Basquin

    Posted October 30th, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce the acquisition of seven experimental documentaries by San Francisco filmmaker Bill Basquin. The titles, spanning 2007 to 2018, are now available for rent as digital files. Wolf Release (2018, 10 min, color, sound) John Oakleaf, Field Coordinator for the Mexican Wolf Repopulation Project, talks about the challenges of and […]

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    New Acquisition! Mark Street’s So Many Ideas Impossible to Do All

    Posted October 22nd, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is pleased to announce that Mark Street’s So Many Ideas Impossible to Do All (2019, 11 min, digital file) is now available to rent. “A year before her death, Barbara Hammer asked me to work on a project she’d envisioned based on her correspondence (1973-85) with Jane Brakhage. She also gave me outtakes […]

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