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AWANA

AWANA

East Coast Premiere

Director: William Silva Reddington & Guille Isa

United States, 2015, 11 min

Shooting Format:Digital

Festival Year:2016

Category:Documentary Short

Crew:Producers: Oliver Hartman , Darrell Hartman

Email:billsilvaredd AT gmail.com

Synopsis

Awana follows the journey of a handmade scarf made by a weaver in a rural village in Peru.

About the director

William Silva Reddington works as a commercial director and filmmaker in New York City. Guille Isa works as an Art director and filmmaker in Lima Peru. The two have made four short film together over the past year. Awana is the 2nd of the four films.

Filmmaker's note

In our modern consumer society people so rarely think about where their clothing come from. In Awana we wanted to examine the process behind the making of a simple piece of clothing. In following the journey of a scarf and those who labor to make it - from the shearing of the wool, the dying of the fabric, and the weaving - we're able to see how often we under appreciate and underpay for our clothing.

Notes

Director Billy Silva and Producer Darrell Hartman will be available for Q&A following both the June 7 screening at Windmill Studios and the June 11 screening at Wythe Hotel.

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