The Hometown

Canada, 1979

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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

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Credits

producer

Jack Long

production company

ONF | NFB

director

Bettina Matzkuhn

Duration

00:05:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1979

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