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Author: Donald SutherlandAndrew JohnsonLes HarrisTVOntario.CKVR-TV (Television station : Barrie, Ont.)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Threads of hope' is the powerful story of a group of Chilean women who banded together in silent protest and dared to defy a dictatorship. They are the sisters, mothers and wives of Pinochet's 'disappeared' and, armed with scraps of cloth, sewing needles and the overwhelming desire to find their loved ones, they set to work telling their stories by creating arpilleras: colourful handmade tapestries that chronicled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Sutherland; Andrew Johnson; Les Harris; TVOntario.; CKVR-TV (Television station : Barrie, Ont.); Vision TV.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 36934256
Notes: FFH 6549.
Credits: Director of photography, Hernan Morris ; sound recordist, Stephen Bourne ; music, Legacy Music.
Performer(s): Narrated by Donald Sutherland.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: produced in association with TVOntario, CKVR TV, Vision TV ; written and directed by Andrew Johnson ; produced by Les Harris ; executive producer, Jane Harris.

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"'Threads of hope' is the powerful story of a group of Chilean women who banded together in silent protest and dared to defy a dictatorship. They are the sisters, mothers and wives of Pinochet's 'disappeared' and, armed with scraps of cloth, sewing needles and the overwhelming desire to find their loved ones, they set to work telling their stories by creating arpilleras: colourful handmade tapestries that chronicled the horror and injustice of Chile's reign of terror"--Container label.

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