Les Blank
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Spending Time with 'Les Blank: Always for Pleasure'
4 Mar 2015 // 8:20 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 // 5:00 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 // 7:00 PM

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

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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