The Sun’s Gonna Shine (1969) 2017-03-17T00:36:08+00:00

Project Description

The Sun’s Gonna Shine (1969)

Buy On Lightnin’ Hopkins DVD
Buy On Six Short Films DVD
Educational Streaming

Note:

  • For U.S. educational sales and theatrical, please contact Brian Belovarac at Janus Films: (belovarac at janusfilms dot com)
  • For international and all other rights please contact Les Blank Films

A lyrical recreation of Lightnin’ Hopkins’ decision at age eight to stop chopping cotton and start singing for a living. Folklorist/Ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax called Blank’s stunning and elegiac short on Hopkins’ reminiscences of his youth “one of the three most important films on the South.”

A film by Les Blank with Skip Gerson
10 Minutes
1969

Available on the following DVDs:
Blues Accordin’ to Lightnin’ Hopkins
Six Short Films of Les Blank