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Title Craft in America. Season one [(DVD) 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.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2007]
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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.
Language Closed captioned.
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.
Subject Handicraft -- History -- 20th century -- Videodiscs.
Handicraft -- History -- 21st century -- Videodiscs.
Artists -- Videodiscs.
Artisans -- Videodiscs.
Decoration and ornament -- History -- 20th century -- Videodiscs.
Decoration and ornament -- History -- 21st century -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films.
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, basket weaver, artist.
Gold, Pat Courtney, artist.
Bennett, Garry Knox, 1934- artist.
Joyce, Tom, artist.
Yager, Jan, 1951- artist.
Gurney, David, artist.
Carson, Kit (Artist), artist.
Nakashima, Mira, artist.
Notkin, Richard, artist.
Jaeger, Sarah, artist.
Wallace, Denise, artist.
Wallace, Sam, artist.
Look, Dona, artist.
Loeber, Ken, artist.
Lerea, Yaffa, film editor.
Lenzer, Don, cinematographer.
Karpmann, Laura, composer.
Craft in America (Firm)
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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