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A Brief History of Time
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directed by Errol Morris, 1948-; produced by David Hickman (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1991), 1 hour 24 mins
Errol Morris turns his camera on one of the most fascinating men in the world: the pioneering astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, afflicted by a debilitating motor neuron disease that has left him without a voice or the use of his limbs. An adroitly crafted tale of personal adversity, professional triumph, and cosmolo...
directed by Errol Morris, 1948-; produced by David Hickman (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1991), 1 hour 24 mins
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Dry Wood
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Flower Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1973), 37 mins,
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An exploration of black Creole life in French Louisiana.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Flower Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1973), 37 mins,
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Gap-Toothed Women
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013, Flower Films; performed by Sandra Day O'Connor, 1930-, Lauren Hutton, 1943-, Natacha Aubier, fl. 1987, Catherine Anderson, fl. 1987 and Carrie Adell, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1988), 31 mins,
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Blank breezily questions our commonly accepted standards of beauty with this paean to women with extra-wide dental spaces.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013, Flower Films; performed by Sandra Day O'Connor, 1930-, Lauren Hutton, 1943-, Natacha Aubier, fl. 1987, Catherine Anderson, fl. 1987 and Carrie Adell, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1988), 31 mins,
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God Respects Us When We Work, But Loves Us When We Dance
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Skip Gerson, fl. 1966-1972; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Skip Gerson, fl. 1966-1972, Flower Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1968), 20 mins,
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A look at hippies and flower children as they dance and create rituals during the Los Angeles 'Love-In' of Easter Sunday, 1967.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Skip Gerson, fl. 1966-1972; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Skip Gerson, fl. 1966-1972, Flower Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1968), 20 mins,
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The Great Dictator
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directed by Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977; produced by Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977; performed by Jack Oakie, 1903-1978, Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977, Paulette Goddard, 1910-1990, Henry Daniell, 1894-1963 and Reginald Gardiner, 1903-1980 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1940), 2 hours 6 mins
In his controversial masterpiece The Great Dictator, Charlie Chaplin offers both a cutting caricature of Adolf Hitler and a sly tweaking of his own comic persona. Chaplin, in his first pure talkie, brings his sublime physicality to two roles: the cruel yet clownish “Tomainian” dictator and the kindly Jewish ba...
directed by Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977; produced by Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977; performed by Jack Oakie, 1903-1978, Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977, Paulette Goddard, 1910-1990, Henry Daniell, 1894-1963 and Reginald Gardiner, 1903-1980 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1940), 2 hours 6 mins
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Hoop Dreams
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015, Frederick Marx, fl. 1981-2015 and Peter Gilbert, 1957-, KTCA and Kartemquin Films; performed by Arthur Agee, 1972- and William Gates, 1971- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1994), 2 hours 53 mins,
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Two ordinary inner-city Chicago kids dare to reach for the impossible -professional basketball glory - in this epic chronicle of hope and faith. Filmed over a five-year period, Hoop Dreams, by Steve James, Frederick Marx, and Peter Gilbert, follows young Arthur Agee and William Gates and their families as the boys...
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015, Frederick Marx, fl. 1981-2015 and Peter Gilbert, 1957-, KTCA and Kartemquin Films; performed by Arthur Agee, 1972- and William Gates, 1971- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1994), 2 hours 53 mins,
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Hot Pepper
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013, Flower Films; performed by Clifton Chenier, 1925-1987 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1973), 55 mins,
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A musical portrait of zydeco king Clifton Chenier.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013, Flower Films; performed by Clifton Chenier, 1925-1987 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1973), 55 mins,
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In Heaven There Is No Beer?
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directed by Maureen Gosling, fl. 1980 and Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Maureen Gosling, fl. 1980 and Les Blank, 1935-2013, Flower Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1985), 49 mins,
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A cinematic jamboree, this film finds Blank in a characteristically jubilant mode as he explores 'polka happiness' and the Polish American polka subculture.
directed by Maureen Gosling, fl. 1980 and Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Maureen Gosling, fl. 1980 and Les Blank, 1935-2013, Flower Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1985), 49 mins,
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Sprout Wings and Fly
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013, Flower Films; performed by Tommy Jarrell, 1901-1985 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1984), 31 mins,
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This is a warm depiction of the life of old-time fiddler Tommy Jarrell in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013, Flower Films; performed by Tommy Jarrell, 1901-1985 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1984), 31 mins,
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Sworn to the Drum
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Tom Luddy, fl. 1980-2008, Flower Films; performed by Francisco Aguabella, 1925-2010 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1995), 35 mins,
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When you think of Latin percussion, think of Francisco Aguabella. Perhaps the finest Afro-Cuban master percussionist still living, he has become synonymous with his instrument — one of the highest compliments a musician can receive. Indeed, what Carlos Santana is to the guitar, Aguabella is to the conga drum. Ca...
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Tom Luddy, fl. 1980-2008, Flower Films; performed by Francisco Aguabella, 1925-2010 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1995), 35 mins,
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