THE EMROIDERESSES, 8min,. Sweden, Documentary
Directed by Bo Fredrik Sjökvist
The Emroideresses is a short documentary / dance film about the difficult art of translating embroidery into dance. What exactly is a cross stitch and can you really walk with a thread? The film follows kompani mamsell's work to develop the performance but there ar also interviews with three emroideresses who talk about their love of the craft and and how to get a perfect stitch.