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Title Craft in America [videorecording] / created by Carol Sauvion ; writer, Kyra Thompson ; a co-production of Craft in America, Inc. and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; presented in association with KCET/Los Angeles.

Imprint [Arlington, VA] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2007]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD221    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Three-part program produced in 2006; originally broadcast on PBS in 2007.
Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contents Episode 1. Memory / director, Nigel Noble -- Episode 2. Landscape / director, Daniel Seeger -- Episode 3. Community / director, Hilary Birmingham.
Credits Directors of photography, Don Lenzer, Peter Pilafian, Allan Palmer ; editors, Yaffa Lerea, Leonard Feinstein, Lillian E. Benson ; music by Laura Karpmann ; narrator, Randy Oglesby.
Performer Memory: Sam Maloof (wood worker), Mary Jackson (basket weaver), Pat Courtney Gold (basket weaver), Garry Knox Bennett (furniture maker), Tom Joyce (blacksmith).
Landscape: Jan Yager (artist), David Gurney (ceramist), Timberline Lodge (Mount Hood, Oregon), Kit Carson (jeweler, sculptor), Mira Nakashima (furniture designer), Richard Notkin (artist).
Community: Mississippi Cultural Crossroads (Port Gibson, Mississippi), Penland School of Crafts, Sarah Jaeger (potter), Pilchuk Glass School, Denise Wallace (jeweler), Sam Wallace (lapidary), Dona Look (artist), Ken Loeber (artist).
Summary "Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions; stereo., NTSC.
Language Closed captioned.
Subject Handicraft -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Handicraft -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Artists -- United States.
Artisans -- United States.
Decoration and ornament -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Decoration and ornament -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Sauvion, Carol.
Thompson, Kyra. Screenwriter.
Noble, Nigel. Director.
Seeger, Dan. Director.
Birmingham, Hilary. Director.
Oglesby, Randy. Narrator.
Craft in America, Inc.
Independent Television Service.
KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
PBS Home Video.
Note Subtitle on disc label: Journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft
ISBN 0793693365
Standard No. 841887008372
Music No. CRIA601 PBS Home Video

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