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LATE BLOSSOM BLUES

LATE BLOSSOM BLUES

When eighty-one-year-old Leo “Bud” Welch from the Mississippi backwoods released his debut record in 2014, it took the blues world by surprise: Where has this guy been the last sixty years? Why has nobody ever heard of him before? Answers are given in Late Blossom Blues, a feature-length documentary about Leo “Bud” Welch and his very late rise to fame. A story about poverty and exploitation, about the Lord and the Devil, and of course a story about life that reminds us that it’s never too late to live one’s dream.

WOLFGANG PFOSER-ALMER, künstlerischer Leiter des Linzfest, ist ein österreichischer Musik- und Eventmanager. 2014 lud er Leo „Bud“ Welch zu dessen ersten Europakonzert nach Linz. Late Blossom Blues ist sein erster Dokumentarfilm. // Filme (Auswahl): Late Blossom Blues (2016, doc) STEFAN WOLNER, geb. 1975. MABACHER – #ungebrochen und Late Blossom Blues sind seine beiden ersten Kinodokumentarfilme. // Filme (Auswahl): MABACHER – #ungebrochen (MABACHER – #unbroken, 2017, doc; CE’17), Late Blossom Blues (2016, doc)

Local Artists 2017

WOLFGANG PFOSER-ALMER, STEFAN WOLNER

Austria 2016
DCP / color
89 minutes
eOFmdU / english OV with german subtitles

Cinematography
Viktor Schaider
Editing
Lisa Zoe Geretschläger, Andrea Unterweger
Sound
Andreas Pils, Gerald Rauscher
Cast
Leo „Bud“ Welch, Vencie Varnado, Bruce Watson, Roger Stolle
Producers
Wolfgang PfoserAlmer (Let’s Make This Happen, AT), Stefan Wolner (Red Monster Film, AT)

Trailer

World Sales

sixpackfilm, Wien
www.sixpackfilm.com

Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Clarksdale Film Festival 2016