Film Screening

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Quick Billy Quick Billy

Date + Time

Thursday, September 29, 2011
7:00 p.m.


Phyllis Wattis Theater


Bruce Baillie, Quick Billy, 1967-70, 60 min., 16mm

Canyon Cinema celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding by presenting the newly restored version of Quick Billy by Baillie. Also presented will be a rare screening of Baillie's 35mm film entitled Pieta. Baillie was instrumental as one of the founders of Canyon Cinema in the early 1960s. A post-screening Q&A with Dominic Angerame, executive director of Canyon Cinema, and Baillie follows screening.

A private reception for ticket holders follows the program. Canyon Cinema and the museum wish thank the reception sponsors Trumer Pils, Scribe Winery, and Tartine Bakery for their generous support.


Bruce Baillie, filmmaker

Admission + Ticketing

$10 general; $7 SFMOMA members, students, and seniors.

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Image: Bruce Baillie, Quick Billy (still), 1967 70; image courtesy Bruce Baillie; print courtesy Canyon Cinema