Sprout Wings and Fly

Director: Les Blank

Institute History

  • 1985 Sundance Film Festival


Sprout Wings and Fly is a 30-minute documentary by Les Blank, which follows another American original, 83-year old fiddler and bluegrass musician Tommy Jarrell. As Mr. Jarrell puts it in the film, winking over his bifocals, “Why hell fire, you ain’t got to go home yet.”

Screening Details


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