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    Now available: a new digital exhibition file of Charlotte Pryce’s Pwdre Ser the rot of stars

    Posted February 19th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Charlotte Pryce has been making experimental films, photographs and optical objects since 1986. Born in London, Charlotte Pryce graduated with a BFA from the Slade School of Art, University College London and completed an MFA in Fine Art/ Film at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Pwdre Ser the rot of stars (2018 […]

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    Now Available: new and recent works by Stephanie Barber

    Posted February 18th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Stephanie Barber is an American writer and artist. She has created a poetic, conceptual and philosophical body of work in a variety of media. Her videos are concerned with the content, musicality and experiential qualities of language and her language is concerned with the emotional impact of moments and ideas. They ferry viewers through philosophical […]

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    Now available: DEAL!! by Gary Adlestein & Jerry Orr

    Posted February 14th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    “The most important aspect to Adlestein‘s approach to video is that it is irrefutably and defiantly filmic. … It is sublimely tactile where most videos tend to be impersonally cool and hard. …”-Albert Kilchesty, film curator and author “Jerry Orr is an audio-visual alchemist. He does with the two-dimensional image of film and video what […]

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    Now available: Three recent films by Saul Levine

    Posted February 12th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    A legend of small gauge filmmaking, Saul Levine‘s practice includes film, video, live performance, collage and installation. Included in the Museum of Modern Art’s 1998 exhibition Big As Life: An American History of 8mm Films, Levine’s work is noted for its incorporation of splice marks, percussive editing, “unconstrained camera movements and spontaneous formal accidents.”– Steve […]

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    Now available: two new films by Nathaniel Dorsky

    Posted February 10th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Nathaniel Dorsky, born in New York City in 1943, is an experimental filmmaker and film editor who has been making films since 1963. He has resided in San Francisco since 1971. “In film, there are two ways of including human beings. One is depicting human beings. Another is to create a film form which, in […]

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    New filmmaker: Anna Kipervaser

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

    Anna Kipervaser is a Ukrainian-born multimedia artist. Her work spans multiple disciplines including experimental and documentary moving image works in both 16mm film and video. Her moving image work has screened at festivals internationally at Crossroads Film Festival, Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Slamdance Film Festival, Antimatter, Fracto Experimental Film Encounter, Full Frame Documentary […]

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  7. Now available: Feelings Are Facts: The Life of Yvonne Rainer by Jack Walsh

    Posted February 4th, 2020 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Canyon Cinema is thrilled to add Feelings Are Facts: The Life of Yvonne Rainer by Jack Walsh to our distribution catalog. DCP, Blu-Ray and exhibition quality digital files are available for public screenings, and DVDs can be purchased for institutional or home use. Inhabiting the worlds of television, film festivals and art museums, Jack Walsh’s […]

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    Now available: Six recent works by David Gatten

    Posted January 21st, 2020 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Throughout his filmmaking career David Gatten has explored the intersection of the printed word and moving image. His body of work illuminates a wide array of historical, conceptual and material concerns, while cataloging the variety of ways in which texts function in cinema as both language and image, often blurring the boundary between these categories. […]

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    1/23/2020 – Interludes: New and Recent Films by Nathaniel Dorsky

    Posted January 7th, 2020 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

    Still from Nathaniel Dorsky’s Apricity (2019) Interludes: New and Recent Films by Nathaniel Dorsky THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020 — 7:30 PM YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 701 Mission Street (at Third St) San Francisco, CA 94103 – MAP Co-presented with San Francisco Cinematheque SOLD OUT Visit our Facebook Event Page An active filmmaker since childhood, Nathaniel Dorsky is one […]

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    Now available: five films from Jodie Mack

    Posted December 1st, 2019 in New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

    Jodie Mack is an experimental animator that combines the formal techniques and structures of abstract/absolute animation with those of cinematic genres. Her handmade films use collage to explore the relationship between graphic cinema and storytelling, the tension between form and meaning. Musical documentary or stroboscopic archive: her films study domestic and recycled materials to illuminate the […]

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