Thursday, November 1, 2007

Celebrating Canyon

Dia de los Muertos: Honorar las almas de Cineastas de avant-garde vanguarda

Roxie Theater

Presented in association with Canyon Cinema

Bruce Baillie, founder of both Canyon Cinema and San Francisco Cinematheque, visits San Francisco to present two screenings honoring a selection of departed filmmakers who have given a piece of their souls to the noble cause of avant-garde cinema. Having known several of the filmmakers presented in tonight’s show, Baillie will present his personal reminisces on these classic and forgotten films from Canyon Cinema’s vaults. (Dominic Angerame)
Screening: The Mexican Footage by Ron Rice; Heavy-Light by Adam Beckett; Bridges-Go-Round by Shirley Clarke; Aleph by Robert Fulton; Peyote Queen by Storm De Hirsch; Non Catholicam by Will Hindle; Glimpse of the Garden by Marie Menken; Occam’s Thread by Stan Brakhage; Si See Sumi by Charles Levine; Sailboat by Joyce Weiland; Portrait Two, The Young Lady by Earl Bodien.

NOTE: Bruce Baillie will present Dia de los Muertos, Honorar las almas de Cineastas de avant-garde vanguarda, part two on Friday, November 2, at 7:30 pm, at the Ninth Street Independent Film Center.

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