11 January 2021, 12:00 pm
Programme Type
Films and Exhibitions

Ladies and Gentlemen…Mr. Leonard Cohen (Canada) | (44 min; 1965; b/w; English & with subtitles)
Directors: Don Owen & Donald Brittain
Produced by National Film Board of Canada

Recipient of the Canadian Film Award for Best TV Information, Canadian Film Awards 1966

An informal portrait of Leonard Cohen that captures the noted poet and novelist before he launched his career as a singer-songwriter in 1967. The film follows Cohen at age 30 on a visit to his hometown of Montreal, where he comes “to renew his neurotic affiliations.” Interspersed with interviews and Cohen’s own poetry readings mostly taken from The Spice-Box Earth and Flowers for Hitler