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Les Blank (November 27, 1935 – April 7, 2013) was an American documentary filmmaker best known for his portraits of American traditional musicians.

Filmography

  • 1960 - Running Around Like A Chicken With Its Head Cut Off
  • 1960–1985 - Six Short Films of Les Blank
  • 1961, 1962 - Strike! & And Freedom Came!?
  • 1965 - Dizzy Gillespie
  • 1967 - Christopher Tree
  • 1968 - God Respects Us When We Work, But Loves Us When We Dance
  • 1969 - The Arch
  • 1969 - The Sun's Gonna Shine
  • 1969 or 1970 - The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins
  • 1970 - Chicken Real
  • 1971 - Spend It All
  • 1971 - A Well Spent Life
  • 1973 - Dry Wood
  • 1973 - Hot Pepper
  • 1974 - A Poem Is A Naked Person
  • 1976 - Chulas Fronteras
  • 1978 - Always for Pleasure
  • 1979 - Del Mero Corazon
  • 1979 or 1980 - Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe
  • 1980 - Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers
  • 1982 - Burden of Dreams
  • 1983 - Sprout Wings and Fly
  • 1984 - In Heaven There Is No Beer?
  • 1985 - Cigarette Blues
  • 1985 - Sworn to the Drum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella
  • 1986 - Huey Lewis And The News: Be-Fore!
  • 1987 - Gap-Toothed Women
  • 1987 - Ziveli! Medicine for the Heart
  • 1988 - A Blank Buffet
  • 1988 - Ry Cooder And The Moula Banda Rhythm Aces
  • 1989 - The Best of Blank
  • 1989 - J'ai Été Au Bal / I Went to the Dance
  • 1990 - Yum, Yum, Yum! A Taste of Cajun and Creole Cooking
  • 1991 - Innocents Abroad
  • 1991 - Julie: Old Time Tales of the Blue Ridge
  • 1991 - Marc & Ann
  • 1991 - Puamana
  • 1994 - The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists
  • 1994 - My Old Fiddle: A Visit with Tommy Jarrell in the Blue Ridge
  • 1994 - Roots of Rhythm
  • 2007 - All In This Tea (co-directed with Gina Leibrecht)





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