Project Description

J’ai Été Au Bal/I Went to the Dance  (1989/2021)

VIMEO Streaming (Original Version)

The definitive film, by Les Blank and Chris Strachwitz, on the history of the toe-tapping, foot-stomping music of French Southwest Louisiana. The film includes many Cajun and Zydeco greats, featuring Michael Doucet and BeauSoleil, Clifton Chenier, Marc and Ann Savoy, D.L. Menard, and many others. DVD includes additional bonus footage and commentary. The film was remastered by Harrod Blank and Anthony Matt, ( to 5K) in 2021 and premiered at SXSW.

NOTE: We are currently remastering the film to 5K. You may pre-order the remastered DVD now if you wish. We expect to ship the new version by Summer 2021. Thank you for your patience as we enhance this beautiful film for all to enjoy.

A film by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz, and Maureen Gosling
Remastered by Harrod Blank, and Anthony Matt in 2021
84 minutes
ISBN: 0-933779-03