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Title Craft in America / 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.

Publication Info. [Arlington, VA] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2007]


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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD 745.5 CRAFT    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  DVD 745.5 CRAFT    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 745.5 CRA    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD 745.5 CRAFT    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  NONFICTION DVD 745.5 CRA    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 745.5 CRAFT Season 1    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 745.5 C84C    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  DVD 745.5 CRAFT    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions; stereo., NTSC.
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), Archie Bray Foundation, Pilchuk Glass School, Denise Wallace (jeweler), Sam Wallace (lapidary), Dona Look (artist), Ken Loeber (artist).
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.
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.
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.
Contents Episode 1. Memory / director, Nigel Noble -- Episode 2. Landscape / director, Daniel Seeger -- Episode 3. Community / director, Hilary Birmingham.
Language Closed captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
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.
Added Author Sauvion, Carol. Creator.
Thompson, Kyra. Screenwriter.
Noble, Nigel. Director.
Seeger, Dan. Director.
Birmingham, Hilary. Director.
Oglesby, Randy. Narrator.
Maloof, Sam. Artist.
Jackson, Mary, 1945- Artist.
Gold, Pat Courtney. Artist.
Bennett, Garry Knox, 1934- Artist.
Joyce, Tom, 1956- Artist.
Yager, Jan, 1951- Artist.
Gurney, David, 1958- Artist.
Carson, Kit, 1950- Artist. Artist.
Nakashima, Mira. Artist.
Notkin, Richard. Artist.
Jaeger, Sarah. Artist.
Wallace, Denise, 1957- Artist.
Wallace, Samuel, 1936- Artist.
Look, Dona. Artist.
Loeber, Ken. Artist.
Lerea, Yaffa. Film editor.
Lenzer, Don. Cinematographer.
Karpmann, Laura. Composer.
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
Added Title Craft in America (Television program)
ISBN 0793693365
Standard No. 841887008372
Music No. CRIA601 PBS Home Video
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