Shotgun Cinema screens two Les Blank documentaries Thursday night_lowres

 

Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers
  • Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers

Shotgun Cinema will screen two little-seen documentaries by the late, great Les Blank - celebrated locally for his classic Mardi Gras-themed Always For Pleasure - at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Tigermen Den (3113 Royal St.). On the program are Gap-Toothed Women, which explores societal attitudes toward unconventional beauty, and Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers, which traces the history, consumption and strange powers of the illustrious plant. Tickets are $7 and available at the door.