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In Praise of Hands - Multilingual DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB526115
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Tom Daly, Colin Low
Directors:  Donald Winkler
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Arts, Black History, Documentary, Global Studies
Language:  English, French
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1974
Running Time:  27:35

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A tribute to the craftsmen everywhere whose work adds colour and richness to life. Filmed in the Canadian Arctic, Finland, India, Nigeria, Japan, Mexico, and Poland, it shows the special skills of artisans working at their crafts--stone sculpture, pottery, ceramics, weaving, dyeing, puppet making, embroidery. Each indigenous skill is a reflection of the culture of the country. Film without words.

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