Sunday, August 19, 2012
|7:00 p.m.||Special Screening|
Les Blank (U.S., 1974)
In Person/Les Blank
A rare chance to see a film on a major rock star of the 1970s, described by the Washington Post as “the best film ever made on rock.” Never released commercially and only shown a handful of times, this film cannot be screened except at a nonprofit venue, with Les Blank in person. No recording devices permitted.
• (90 mins, Color, DigiBeta, From Flower Films)
Cigarette Blues (Les Blank, Alan Govenar, 1985). Featuring a musical warning about cigarettes from Oakland bluesman Sonny Rhodes. (6 mins, Color, 16mm, From Flower Films)
Total running time: 96 mins