K'sai chivit Threads of life

Explores the sacred art of Khmer silk weaving and the role it plays in the life of a young Cambodian woman, Um Lao. This ancient art was almost lost but orgnizations like UNESCO have set up training programs to revitalize the art. The film depicts the master weaver and his student as they weave and...

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Main Author: Feingold, David A.
Corporate Authors: Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), Ophidian Films Ltd, Television Kampuchea, Unesco
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 2007, 2007
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Explores the sacred art of Khmer silk weaving and the role it plays in the life of a young Cambodian woman, Um Lao. This ancient art was almost lost but orgnizations like UNESCO have set up training programs to revitalize the art. The film depicts the master weaver and his student as they weave and sell their cloth. The film also focuses on the social and psychological impact this has on Um Lao
Item Description:Documentary. - Originally produced in 1994
Physical Description:1 streaming video (20 min.)