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Screening Dates/Times/Venues

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UPCOMING SCREENINGS

DENMARK

November 20, 2017 – MandagsDokumentar, Copenhagen, Denmark – Coming Soon!

FINLAND

November 28, 2017 – Helsingin kaupunki Kulttuurikeskus STOA, Helsinki, Finland – Coming Soon!

MEXICO

September 28 & 30, 2017 – Cine Tonala Roma Sur, Mexico City, MexicoTickets & Information

October 10 & 12, 2017 – Festival Cervantino, Guanajuato in Centro Regional Cultural ISSSTE, Mexico – Coming Soon!

PAST SCREENINGS

June 3, 2017 – Leeds Wool Festival, Leeds, UK

May 13, 2017 – New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Growers Association – Concord, NH, USA

April 23, 2017 – Architecture & Design Film Festival – Tulsa, OK, USA

March 31, 2017 – San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles – San Jose, CA, USA

March 26, 2017 – FIFEQ – Montreal, QC, Canada

March 26, 2017 – FIFEQ – Quebec City, QC, Canada

March 25, 2017 – New Bedford Arts – New Bedford, M.A, USA

March 19, 2017 – Film Festival PA DAL, Fargelanda, Sweden

March 8, 2017 – National Wool Museum – Victoria, Australia

March 5, 2017 – Nordatlantiske Filmdage, Copenhagen, Denmark

March 3, 2017 – Colorado Chautauqua Association – Boulder, CO, USA

March 3, 2017 – Salt Springs Festival – Salt Springs Island, BC, Canada

February 25, 2017 – LeFont Theater – Atlanta, GA, USA

February 18, 2017 – Picture House Cinema Leighton Buzzard Theatre, Leighton Buzzard, UK

February 9, 2017 – Akron Art Museum – Akron, OH, USA

February 8, 2017 – kinokulture cinema, Shropshire, UK

January 24, 2017 – Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

January 21, 2017 – Crochetville – Madison, AL, USA 

January 19, 2017 – Högboda Folkets Hus, Värmland, Sweden

January 12, 2017 – Newport Art Museum – Newport, RI, USA

November 30 – Eden Arts/Penrith Old Firestation, Penrith, UK

November 26 – Murberget Länsmuseet Västernorrland, Härnösand, Sweden

November 24 – Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – Montreal, QC, Canada

November 22– Bio Roy – Göteborg, Sweden

November 16 – Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit – Detroit, MI, USA

November 16 – AroS Aarhus Art Museum – Aarhus, Denmark

November 8 – Bijou Cinema – Eugene, OR, USA

November 6 – Festivalsjef – Oslo Strikkefestival – Oslo, Norway

November 6 – Florence Arts Centre, Cumbria, UK

November 4-6 – Vogue Knitting LIVE – Minneapolis, MN, USA

November 2 – The Contemporary – Austin, TX, USA

October 29 – Carlton Cinema – Toronto, ON, Canada

October 23, 27 – Kino Ritz, Vaasa, Finland

October 19 – The Screening Room – Kingston, ON, Canada

October 19 – The Screening Room – Kingston, ON, Canada

October 15 – Real Art Ways – Hartford, CT, USA

October 15 – Gerillaslöjdsfestival – Stockhom, Sweden

October 15 – Courtyard – Hereford, U.K.

October 13 – South Hill Park Arts Centre – Bracknell, U.K.

October 12 – Pickford Film Center – Bellingham, WA, USA

October 12 – Corby Cube – Corby, U.K.

October 11 – Ritz Belper – Belper, U.K.

October 11 – Savoy Cinema Heaton – Stockport, U.K.

October 10 – IndieCork Festival, Cork, Ireland

October 10 – Regal Melton – Melton, U.K.

October 9 – Pendleton Center for the Arts at Prodigal Sons Brewery – Pendleton, OR, USA

October 9 – Picturehouse Cinemas – Across the U.K.

October 9 – Showcase Cinemas – Across the U.K.

October 9 – Farnham Maltings – Surrey, U.K.

October 9 – Dundee Contemporary Arts – Dundee, U.K.

October 9 – The Electric – Birmingham, U.K.

October 9 – Ziferblat – Manchester, U.K.

October 9 – Saffron Screen – Saffron Walden, U.K.

October 9, 11 – The Plough Arts Center – Devon, U.K.

October 9, 12 – Derby QUAD – Derby, U.K.

October 8, 12 – Aldeburgh Cinema – Aldeburgh, U.K.

October 8 – Stoughton Cinema Café – Stoughton, WI, USA

October 4 – Amherst Cinema – Amherst, MA, USA

October 2, 5 – Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver, Canada

October 1 – Architecture and Design Film Festival – New York, NY, USA

September 29 – October 2 – Eden Court Theatre – Inverness, U.K.

September 29 – North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival – Ridgewood, NJ, USA

September 27 – Violet Crown Cinema – Charlottesville, VA, USA

September 26 – Milwaukee Film Festival – Milwaukee, WI, USA

September 25 – Port Townsend Film Festival – Port Townsend, WA, USA

September 23-29 – Mareel Shetlands – Lerwick, U.K

September 23 – Makeversity, Amsterdam, Netherlands

September 22 – Showcase Cinemas – Providence, RI, USA

September 20 – Katuaq Bio – Nuuk, Greenland

September 18 – Nordisk Panorama Festival – Malmö, Sweden

September 17 – Creative Warehouse – Needham, MA, USA

September 15-25 – TSL Theater – Hudson, NY, USA

September 15 – Silvanium – Gävle, Sweden

September 9-28 – Bíó Paradís, Reykjavik, Iceland

September 6 – A4, Associations for Contemporary Culture – Bratislava, Slovakia

September 11 – Bio Roy – Göteborg, Sweden

August 28 – Gather DTLA – Los Angeles, CA, USA

August 12-14 – Clinton Street Theatre – Portland, OR, USA

August 14 – Cleveland Museum of Art – Cleveland, OH, USA

August 9 – Naro Expanded Cinema – Norfolk, VA, USA

August 3 – Dairy Center for the Arts – Boulder, CO, USA

July 29-31 – ACME Screening Room – Lambertville, NJ, USA

July 27 – Gateway Film Center – Columbus, OH, USA

July 23 – Nightlight Cinema – Akron, OH, USA

July 15-21 – Laemmle Fine Arts – Los Angeles, CA, USA

July 16-17 – Laemmle Playhouse 7 – Pasadena, CA, USA

July 8 – Theatre N at Nemours – Wilmington, DE, USA

July 8 – Jean Cocteau Cinema – Santa Fe, NM, USA

July 7 – Mary D. Fisher Theater – Sedona, AZ, USA

July 7 – Historic Howell – Howell, MI, USA

July 6 – The Loft – Tucson, AZ, USA

July 5 – Guild Cinema – Albuquerque, NM, USA

June 24-30 – IFC Center – New York, NY, USA

June 29 – Railroad Square Cinema – Waterville, ME, USA

June 29 – Cordova Fiber Arts Guild – Cordova, AK, USA

June 27 – SIE Film Center – Denver, CO, USA

June 25 – Scandinavian Cultural Center – Boston, MA, USA

May 19 – Folkets Bio’s Cinema Zita – Stockholm, Sweden

May 15 – Skjaldborg Documentary Festival – Patreksfjörður, Iceland

May 13 – Vogue Knitting LIVE – Pasadena, CA, USA

April 28 – Newport Beach Film Festival – Newport Beach, CA, USA

March 12 – SXSW Film Festival – Austin, TX, USA

February 3 – Göteborg International Film Festival – Göteborg, Sweden

SYNOPSIS

The traditional crafts of crochet and knitting have become one of the hottest movements in modern art. We follow a few International artists and knitters as they bring yarn to the streets and into our lives in new ways. Starting in Iceland, this quirky and thought-provoking film takes us on a colourful and global journey as we discover how yarn connects us all.

A Compass Films production, in co-production with 2M Film Studio, Poland.

A documentary film that travels to: Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Hawaii, Cuba, USA, Canada exploring the endless possibilities of yarn in the world.

Supported by the Icelandic Films Centre, Creative Europe MEDIA Development Funding, Creative Europe MEDIA TV funding, RÚV, RTV, TG4, TVP and SVT.

A Compass Films Production in co-production with 2M Film Studio, Poland

Director Una Lorenzen    Co-Directors Thordur Jonsson & Heather Millard    Writer Krishan Arora
Original Prose ‘Where It Begins’ written and performed by Barbara Kingsolver    Editor Thorunn Hafstad    Music by Orn Eldarn & Samuel ‘LoopTok’ Andersson
Cinematography by Iga Mikler    Sound Design by Hallur Ingolfsson    Colourist Konrad Gylfason
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