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Dry Wood: Film Facts

1973, Film: 16mm
37 minutes, Color
Description: A glimpse into the life, food, and Mardi Gras celebrations of black Creoles in French Louisiana, featuring the stories and music of "Bois Sec" Ardoin and Canray Fontenot. Dry Wood is one of a number of Les Blank's critically acclaimed films on Lousiana life and culture. Hot Pepper, a film on zydeco great Clifton Chenier, is a companion to Dry Wood.
Featuring: Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin, Canray Fontenot
Copyright: 1973, Les Blank
Filmmaker(s): Les Blank, Maureen Gosling
Produced by: Flower Films
Cinematography: Les Blank
Editing: Les Blank, Maureen Gosling
Sound: Maureen Gosling
Acknowledgements: Special thanks to John Lomax, Jr. and Chris Strachwitz.
Funding: The National Endowment for the Arts

Distribution: Flower Films
10341 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530
Distributor Email: Contact
Distributor Website: Flower Films
Distributor Telephone: (510)525-0942

Archives & Stock Footage: Flower Films
10341 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530
Archives & Stock Footage Email: Contact
Archives & Stock Footage Website: Flower Films
Archives & Stock Footage Telephone: (510)525-0942


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