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Thailand Moment (1967-2015)

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Thailand Moment (1967/2015) Buy DVD In 1967 Les Blank and Skip Gerson were hired to work in Thailand on a documentary about the B52 Bomber and its use in bombing campaigns over Vietnam. The producer had difficulty getting permission from the Thai government allowing the filmmakers access to the [...]

A Poem Is A Naked Person (1974/2015)

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A Poem Is A Naked Person (1974/2015) Buy DVD or Blu-Ray for Home Note: For educational sales, public performance, and nontheatrical rights, please contact Jon Mulvaney at Criterion Kanopy Educational Streaming Buy T-Shirt We are greatly saddened to share news of Leon Russell's passing on November 13, 2016. After seeing [...]

Durian

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Durian (In Work) A study of the world’s smelliest and most nutritious and dangerous fruit. Passionately loved and despised by the people of the more tropical parts of SE Asia, durians are against the law in many hotels and public transportation in Singapore and Indonesia. Scientists in Thailand are busy trying to develop a [...]

How to Smell a Rose: A Visit with Ricky Leacock in Normandy – 2014

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How to Smell a Rose: A Visit with Ricky Leacock in Normandy – 2014 Buy DVD Kanopy Educational Streaming This recent film documents Les Blank’s year 2000 visit with the legendary co-founder of Direct Cinema, Richard Leacock (1921-2011). At his farm in Normandy, France, Blank, and co-director Gina Leibrecht, recorded conversations with Leacock [...]

Butch Anthony

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Butch Anthony In Butch Anthony (working title) Les Blank brings us the life and work of self-taught, visual artist Butch Anthony, who hails from the small town of Seale in Southeastern Alabama. Butch is a rare individual with a unique ability to see the potential in objects that others take for granted. He is considered one [...]

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