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The Road Les Traveled December 1999

In this issue, we take a look at Les Blank's career, the documentarian of folk cultures who transforms anthropology into art.

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Features

  • Czech Documentaries: The Forgotten Film Scene

    Czech documentaries seem to be responding to...
  • On the Making of the Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins

    How Les Blank’s passion for the rich depth of...
  • In Les Blank's Own Words...

    Pinocchio started it all for me, in 1940, when I...
  • Saving Orphan Films: A South Carolina Symposium

    “The [National Film Preservation] Foundation's...