Press Release

From: DOMINIC ANGERAME (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Oct 11 2007 - 19:26:28 PDT

Press Release
Canyon Cinema presents
A Film Exhibition Event to help celebrate its 45th
Dia De Los Muertos! Honorar Las Almas de Cineastes De
Presented by the founder of Canyon Cinema, Bruce
Baillie, 145 Ninth Street San Francisco, CA 7:30 pm
November 2, 2007 $8 Admission. Contact Dominic
Angerame 415-626-2255 for further information.
“Tonights screening is sponsored by Canyon Cinema and
co-sponsored the Ninth Street Media Arts Center. Bruce
Baillie, cinema legend and founder of both Canyon
Cinema and the San Francisco Cinematheque, and over
the past fifty years has created an astonishing
filmography currently housed in the Library of
Congress. Bruce Baillie’s films have had a profound
effect upon audiences and filmmakers around the world.
 Baillie is visiting San Francisco for a series of two
screenings honoring selected departed filmmakers who
have given a piece of their souls to the noble cause
of avant-garde cinema. Canyon Cinema and the San
Francisco Cinematheque are currently celebrating their
forty fifth anniversary. This screening is a
celebration to those filmmakers who have been members
of Canyon Cinema and have passed away. Bruce Baillie
had personally known several of the filmmakers
presented in tonight’s show. This is the second
screening in this series and to be held November 2,
2007 at 145 Ninth Street, San Francisco at
7:30pm.”—Dominic Angerame, Executive Director, Canyon
Curated by Michelle Silva and Dominic Angerame
Among the films to be shown are: Alelph by Wallace
Berman, David Brook’s Winter, Curt McDowell Visit to
Indiana, Le Ann Bartok aka Le Ann Wilchusky Skyworks,
The Red Mile, Joyce Wieland Solidarity, Scott Bartlett
Off/on, Rumble by Jules Engle, Ancient by Marjorie
Keller and 31/75 Asyl by Kurt Kren.
Canyon Cinema is an organization of filmmakers, which
supports, promotes, distributes and
preservesindependent cinematic works of art. Canyon
Cinema has been distributing motion picture films from
the Bay Area to exhibition venues around the world for
the past 45 years. During this time period Canyon has
become the world's premiere distributor of
independently produced avant-garde and experimental
film. Our inventory includes more than 3000 motion
picture films and videotapes, and traces the history
of the experimental and avant-garde filmmaking
movement from the 1930's to the present. Many Canyon
Cinema filmmakers have received Guggenheim Awards and
the films of Kenneth Anger, Stan Brakhage, Shirley
Clarke, Chick Strand, Oskar Fischinger, and Les Blank
are included in the National Registry of Films in the
Library of Congress.

Please note Bruce Baillie will present Dia De Los
Honorar Las Almas de Cineastes De Vanguaradia Part One
presented by the San Francisco Cinematheque and co
presented by Canyon Cinema at the Roxie Cinema 3117
16th Street on Thursday November 1 at 7:30 pm
Announcing the Annual (since 1961)
Canyon Cinema Reunion and Potlouck Celebration 2007
with Bruce Baillie in person.
To be held Saturday November 3rd at 5pm at the San
Francisco Art Institute Studio #26
Hosted by Visiting Film Artist Bruce Baillie, founder
of Canyon Cinema and Honorary San Francisco Art
Institute MFA. This year a salute to the 40’s
featuring the music of Les Brown & the Reknown (on
tape) and other frivolities! Meet LaVonne, the world’s
first successful kitchen robot and other celebrities.
With warm regards and thanks for your continued support,

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