Les Blank
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//Features

Spending Time with 'Les Blank: Always for Pleasure'
4 Mar 2015 // 9:20 PM

Les Blank's intimate documentaries are staged when time slows and music, food, and community come together.

Part 4: Challenging Convention
20 Jun 2007 // 6:00 PM

As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.

//Reviews

Burden of Dreams: Criterion Collection (1982)
2 Aug 2005 // 8:00 PM

Complex, ambitious, inspired, Herzog here talks his way through the making of his movie with a remarkable self-consciousness.

//News

Leon Russell Joins Release of Les Blank's 'A Poem Is a Naked Person' Documentary
10 Jul 2015 // 5:35 AM

Only now, two years after Les Blank's death, that the film is finally enjoying its first theatrical run.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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