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The quilts of Gee's Bend / Tinwood Media ; produced and directed by Vanessa Vadim and Matthew Arnett

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Vadim, Vanessa  Search this
Arnett, Matthew  Search this
Tinwood Media (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (28 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Video recordings
Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Gee's Bend
Bonus features: Gee's Bend documentary; audio tracks from the two-CD set "How we got over : sacred songs of Gee's Bend"; and more than 100 images of quilts by Gee's Bend master artists.
Artists: Mary Lee Bendolph, Nettie Young, Arionzia Pettway, Annie Mae Young, Loretta Pettway, Loretta Bennett, Irene Williams, Polly Bennett, Louisiana Bendolph, Lucy T. Pettway, Qunnie Pettway, and Sue Willie Seltzer.
Not rated.
DVD-R ; NTSC, all region ; Dolby Digital 2.0 ; single layer.
NMAF copy 39088019139518 Gift from the collection of Lonnie G. Bunch III.
The Quilts of Gee's Bend documentary accompanies the major exhibition. Set in the quiltmakers' homes and yards, and told through the women's voices, this music-filled, 28-minute documentary takes viewers inside the art and fascinating living history of a uniquely American community and art form.
Quilts  Search this
African American quilts  Search this
African American quiltmakers  Search this
African American women  Search this
Call number:
video 001623
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries