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THE EMBROIDERESSES

BRODÖSERNA

Short Music Documentary

Sweden

2022

Duration: 

7

min

Two dancers try to approach previous generations of Swedish women by trying to understand their craft, embroidery. To translate embroidery into dance. What exactly is a cross stitch and can you really walk with a thread? The film follows the two dancers when they dry to develop an embroidery dance performance. Their process is interspersed with interviews with three embroiderers who talk about their love for the craft and the difficulties of making the perfect stitch

Bo Fredrik Sjökvist

Director:

Bo Fredrik Sjökvist

the embroideresses
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Upcoming screening:

Selections and Awards:

InShadow - Lisbon Screendance Festival
Lisboa
December 7, 2022
portugal
Official selection
Portugal

Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival-22
Mumbai
December 11, 2022
Official selection
India

Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-22
Dehli
November 6, 2022
India
Official selection
India

Exeter Dance International Film Festival
Exeter
October 17, 2022
UK
Official Selection
United Kingdom

Style/Fashion/Experimental Festival
Toronto
October 1, 2022
Canada
Official Selection
Canada

Bråddjupa Dance festival
Karlshamn
September 1, 2022
world premiere
Sweden

Near Nazareth Festival
Afukla
June 6, 2022
Israel Premier
Nominee
Israel

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