With Canyon Cinema (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Punishment Park (1971)
R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller
"Punishment Park" is a pseudo-documentary purporting to be a film crews's news coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of hippies, draft dodgers, and anti-establishment types ... See full summary »
288 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Jonas Mekas provides an intimate glimpse of his personal life by constructing a feature length narrative from over 30 years of private home movie footage.
4. The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also ... See full summary »
5. Wavelength (1967)
45 min | Drama
Some claim that it's one of the most unconventional and experimental films ever made, Wavelength is a structural film of a 45-minute long zoom in on a window over a period of a week. Very unconventional and experimental indeed.
6. Fireworks (1947)
20 min | Short, Drama, Horror
A dissatisfied dreamer awakes, goes out in the night seeking a 'light' and is drawn through the needle's eye. A dream of a dream, he returns to bed less empty than before.
9. The Journey (1992)
R | 150 min | Drama
Follows the journey taken by 17-year-old Martin through Latin America - by bicycle - from his snow-frozen school in Tierra del Fuego in search of his 'real' father, a cartoonist turned anthropologist believed to be in the Amazon jungle.
13. Black Sheep Boy (1995)
Unrated | 37 min | Short, Fantasy
The psychological and emotional motivations of gay sexual fetish, especially relating to gay male teens maturing into men and their sexual exploits.
14. The Devil's Cleavage (1975)
130 min | Drama
Involves a nurse trapped in an unhappy marriage who escapes the big city in search of greener pastures in Blessed Prairie, Oklahoma. Swerving from earnest homage to dark satire.
15. L'ange (1982)
64 min | Animation, Fantasy
The climbing of an immense staircase made up of the most varied stairs. Symbolic scenes occur on different levels where characters seem to be prisoners of their deeds and of their own folly... See full summary »
16. Ascension (I) (2002)
108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
An unknown creature has murdered the Creator of Universe and unleashed the ability to produce miracles. This ability is now in the hands of human beings who have driven themselves into ... See full summary »
21. On the Marriage Broker Joke as Cited by Sigmund Freud in Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious or Can the Avant-Garde Artist Be Wholed? (1977)
18 min | Short
An experimental film in which two panelists, dressed up like pandas, discuss the sale of plums.
Director: Owen Land
25. Damned If You Don't (1987)
Not Rated | 42 min | Short, Drama, Romance
"Damned If You Don't is a real prize. Beautifully shot in black and white, it blends conventional narrative technique with impressionistic camerawork, symbols and voicovers to create an ... See full summary »
29. Sink or Swim (1990)
Not Rated | 48 min | Documentary
Through a series of twenty six short stories, a girl describes the childhood events that shaped her ideas about fatherhood, family relations, work and play. As the stories unfold, a dual ... See full summary »
35. Wedlock House: An Intercourse (1959)
11 min | Short, Romance
We see a film negative of a nude couple embracing in bed. Then, back in regular black and white images, we see them alone and together, clothed, at home. It's night, she sees his reflection... See full summary »
41. Marilyn Times Five (1973)
14 min | Short
A commentary on the destructive expectations of females in a male dominated society, Marilyn Times Five was made from an old stag film called "The Apple-Knockers, and the Coke"(1948) these ... See full summary »
43. Cat's Cradle (1959)
6 min | Short
Images of two women, two men, and a gray cat form a montage of rapid bits of movement. A woman is in a bedroom, another wears an apron: they work with their hands, occasionally looking up. ... See full summary »
46. My Name Is Oona (1969)
Not Rated | 10 min | Short
Captures in haunting, intensely lyrical images fragments of the coming to consciousness of a child girl. A series of extremely brief flashes of her moving through night-lit space or woods ... See full summary »