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  • In Heaven There Is No Beer?

    1984/2005. USA. Les Blank. 51 min.

  • Gap-Toothed Women

    1987/2005. USA. Les Blank, Maureen Gosling, Chris Simon, Susan Kell. 31 min.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • In Heaven There Is No Beer?

    1984/2005. USA. Directed by Les Blank. This celebration of the Polish polka in the U.S. features polka dancers, musicians, and events with names like Dick Pillar’s Polkabration; Fiddler Henry Jasiewicz and the Versa-J’s; Our Lady of Czestochowa Women’s Guild St. Adalbert’s Basilica Fete; Johnny Prytko; and Frankie Yankovic. Look out for the pool party, where everyone dances polka both around and in the pool. 51 min.

  • Gap-Toothed Women

    1987/2005. USA. Directed by Les Blank, Maureen Gosling, Chris Simon, Susan Kell. This collection of interviews with women with a space between their two front teeth, from Lauren Hutton to Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, investigates the allure, discrimination, and realities facing those who possess les dents du bonheur (the teeth of happiness). 31 min.

In the Film exhibition Les Blank: Ultimate Insider

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