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1975, Film: 16mm
18 minutes, Color
Description: A 1975 Bill Ferris film that features artists from a number of different craft traditions discussing and demonstrating their work, including quilting, sculpting, house building, and basketmaking. Artists in the film include James "Son" Thomas, Shelby "Poppa Jazz" Brown, Richard Foster, Othar Turner, Louise Williams, Esther Criss, Leon Clark, Amanda Gordon, Mary Gordon, Lester Willis.
Copyright: 1975, William Ferris, Yale University
Filmmaker(s): Bill Ferris
Produced by: Yale University Media Design Studio with the Center for Southern Folklore
Cinematography: Dale Lindquist
Editing: Dale Lindquist, William Ferris
Sound: Robert Slattery
Acknowledgements: Production Asistant: Sara Miller. Thanks to: James "Son" Thomas, Shelby "Poppa Jazz" Brown, Richard Foster, Othar Turner, Louise Williams, Esther Criss, Leon Clark, Amanda Gordon, Mary Gordon, Lester Willis, Yale University Audio Visual Center.
Awards: Ford Foundation, NEA, Edward W. Hazen Foundation

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