Gina Leibrecht and Harrod Blank receive Berkeley Film Foundation's Zaentz Media Award of $25,000 for Les Blank: A Quiet Revelation.

How to Smell a Rose is acquired by Kino Lorber for U.S. distribution.

Ricky Leacock at his French Farmhouse — The New York Times, Nicolas Rapold, Aug. 12, 2015

Gina Leibrecht and the Lions of Documentary — Fandor Blog by Michael Fox, Aug. 10, 2015


They Were There — Review of How to Smell a Rose by Jeff Reichert from Reverse Shot, the magazine of the Museum of the Moving Image.

Make it Real: Hanging out with Les Blank and Ricky Leacock — Film Comment, Aug. 2015

Review: How to Smell a Rose — Slant Magazine, Aug. 2014


Cooking with Les — A short memoir of friendship and cooking by Gina Leibrecht Edible East Bay

NEA Awards Gina Leibrecht/Filmmakers Collaborative SF Post-Production Grant
We are pleased to announce that the National Endowment for the Arts recommended a $40,000 grant to Filmmakers Collaborative SF to support post-production on Gina Leibrecht and Les Blank’s documentary film collaboration, How to Smell a Rose: A Visit with Ricky Leacock at his Farm in Normandy.

Accolades for All In This Tea

Dipping Into Many Modes
The New York Times, Nathan Lee, June 27, 2008

The World in a Teacup
San Francisco Chronicle, Will Crain, December 8, 2007

Brisk and Agreeable
The Los Angeles Times, Kenneth Turan, March 14, 2008

San Francisco Chronicle Review
David Wiegand, December 14, 2007