A collection of tapestries designed and sewn by the filmmaker, Bettina Matzkuhn, illustrate the lyrics of a song about a young girl’s hometown. Animation is created through a combination of sewing and cinematic techniques. The needlework, done in a naive style, is well suited to the bright colours and varied textures of the work. A lively film designed to promote interest in the art of tapestry
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)