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All in This Tea
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Gina Leibrecht, fl. 1989-2017; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Gina Leibrecht, fl. 1989-2017, Flower Films; performed by Werner Herzog, 1942-, Song Diefeng, fl. 2007 and David Lee Hoffman, fl. 2007 (El Cerrito, CA: Les Blank Films, 2008), 1 hour 9 mins
All In This Tea takes us into the world of tea by following world-renowned tea expert David Lee Hoffman to some of the most remote regions of China in search of the best handmade teas in the world. Hoffman is obsessed; during his youth, he spent four years with Tibetan monks in Nepal, which included a friendship w...
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Gina Leibrecht, fl. 1989-2017; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Gina Leibrecht, fl. 1989-2017, Flower Films; performed by Werner Herzog, 1942-, Song Diefeng, fl. 2007 and David Lee Hoffman, fl. 2007 (El Cerrito, CA: Les Blank Films, 2008), 1 hour 9 mins
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Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 49 mins
Les Blank creates a vivid portrait of bluesman Lightin' Hopkins through a vital collection of musical performances and oral histories.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 49 mins
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Cigarette Blues
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directed by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984 and Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Flower Films and Dallas Museum of Art (El Cerrito, CA: Les Blank Films, 1985), 5 mins
This is a microcosmic Les Blank film in which bluesman Sonny Rhodes simultaneously addresses three of the filmmaker’s longstanding obsessions: death, cigarette smoking, and the nature of the blues. Soundtrack features Sonny Rhodes and the Texas Twisters performing at Eli’s Mile High Club in Oakland, California...
directed by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984 and Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Flower Films and Dallas Museum of Art (El Cerrito, CA: Les Blank Films, 1985), 5 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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Julie: Old Time Tales of the Blue Ridge
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Cece Conway, fl. 1983-2010, Flower Films (El Cerrito, CA: Les Blank Films, 1991), 12 mins
80-year-old Julie Lyons, sister of Old Time fiddler Tommy Jarrell, lights up this gem of a film as she spins tales of her Appalachian childhood in North Carolina — and her first romance.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Cece Conway, fl. 1983-2010, Flower Films (El Cerrito, CA: Les Blank Films, 1991), 12 mins
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Oh My God! It's Harrod Blank
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directed by David Silberberg, fl. 2008; performed by Bruce Endres, fl. 1996-2014, Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Harrod Blank, 1963- (David Silberberg, 2008), 1 hour 13 mins
An obsessively-made documentary, filmed over 16 years, exploring the creative life and adventures of the eccentric artist and entrepreneur Harrod Blank. From his youth growing up in the woods with chickens and working as a camera assistant for his father -- the venerable filmmaker Les Blank -- to the creation of h...
directed by David Silberberg, fl. 2008; performed by Bruce Endres, fl. 1996-2014, Les Blank, 1935-2013 and Harrod Blank, 1963- (David Silberberg, 2008), 1 hour 13 mins
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Spend It All
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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; performed by Nathan Abshire, 1913-1981 and Marc Savoy, 1940- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1972), 43 mins,
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A portrayal of the lives and music of the French-speaking Cajuns of Louisiana.
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; performed by Nathan Abshire, 1913-1981 and Marc Savoy, 1940- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1972), 43 mins,
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Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Tom Luddy, fl. 1980-2008 and Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1980), 21 mins
This 20-minute film by Blank features Herzog fulfilling a bet.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Tom Luddy, fl. 1980-2008 and Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1980), 21 mins
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Yum, Yum, Yum! A Taste of the Cajun and Creole Cooking of Louisiana
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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; performed by Marc Savoy, 1940- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 2005), 31 mins,
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Accordionist Marc Savoy and his family and friends show us how to make gumbo, etouffee, boudin, and other Cajun and Creole delights.
directed by Maureen Gosling, fl. 1980 and Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Maureen Gosling, fl. 1980 and Les Blank, 1935-2013, Flower Films; performed by Marc Savoy, 1940- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 2005), 31 mins,
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Burden Of Dreams
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1982), 1 hour 35 mins
For nearly five years, acclaimed German filmmaker Werner Herzog desperately tried to complete one of the most ambitious and difficult films of his career, Fitzcarraldo, the story of one man's attempt to build an opera house deep in the Amazon jungle. Documentary filmmaker Les Blank captured the unfolding of this p...
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1982), 1 hour 35 mins
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