CC50 Ephemera

A Tribute to Canyon Cinema: Founders and Beginnings

Audio recording from “A Tribute to Canyon Cinema: Founders and Beginnings” event at the Pacific Film Archive on July 5, 1983, in celebration of Canyon Cinema’s 25th anniversary. Includes an introduction by Edith Kramer and features James Broughton, the “grandfather” of independent San Francisco filmmaking, discussing the early years of independent filmmaking in the Bay Area, as well as cinema, art, and San Francisco in the 1960s.

This recording is from the Pacific Film Archive Audio Recordings Collection, was digitized from the original 1/8 inch audio cassette by California Revealed, and has been made public via the Internet Archive. Visit for more details.