Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers & Gap-Toothed Women
USA, 1987, 31 minutes
A film by Les Blank, Maureen Gosling, Chris Simon and Susan Kell
A charming valentine to women who have only one thing in common: a gap between their front teeth. Ranging from lighthearted whimsy to a deeper look at issues like self-esteem and societal attitudes toward standards of beauty, the filmmakers interviewed over one hundred women. As Roger Ebert said, "As we witness the parade of women, and gaps, a peculiar process takes place. At first, we see only the gaps. Toward the end, we see only the women."
Saturday, March 28, SCA Little Red Hen, 4:45 p.m.
Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers
USA, 1980, 51 minutes
Director: Les Blank, Editor: Maureen Gosling
This cinematic song in praise of the glories of garlic is a foray into the history, consumption, cultivation, and culinary and curative powers of allium sativum. Featuring appearances by a host of passionate garlic lovers including Alice Waters at her Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley, and plenty of lively music as only Les Blank can deliver. You'll be amazed at the hundreds of uses to which that pungent herb can be put.
Saturday, March 28, SCA Little Red Hen, 4:45 p.m
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