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Filmmaker Talk: Threads of Bangladesh

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Sun., Sept. 8, 2013 | 1 – 2 pm
Included with museum admission; FREE for Burke members or with UW ID

Filmmaker Cathy Stevulak shares behind-the-scenes stories of how a Bengali Muslim woman overcomes hardships and liberates herself and hundreds of destitute women by creating timeless works of textile art.  See clips from the work in progress of the documentary film Threads and samples of the remarkable textiles inspired by the kantha embroidered quilting tradition.

This event is held in cooperation with Tasveer.

Photo courtesy of Kantha Productions LLC and Anil Advani.