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Les Blank

Acclaimed Documentary Maker Dies

AP | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment

BERKELEY, Calif. — Les Blank, an acclaimed documentary maker who focused his camera on cultural corners ranging from blues music, to garlic love...

WATCH: 'Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe'

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

Back in 1978, Herzog challenged a then-unknown Errol Morris to make his feature documentary, "Gates of Heaven," promising Morris that he would eat his...

Free Flick Fridays: Burden of Dreams

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

Werner Herzog takes a steamboat over a hill in Burden of Dreams, Les Blank's clear-eyed documentary about the hubris, ambition, and danger fueling the making of Fitzcarraldo.