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Between the Folds (2008)

 -  Documentary  -  31 May 2008 (USA)
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Depicts a cast of fine artists and eccentric scientists (from MIT and NASA) who have devoted their lives to the unlikely medium of modern origami. Through their determination to reinterpret... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Erik D. Demaine ...
Himself - Computational Origamist and Theorist (as Dr. Erik D. Demaine)
Martin L. Demaine ...
Himself - Computational Origamist and Theorist
Vincent Floderer ...
Himself - French Paper Artist
Miri Golan ...
Himself - Origami Artist and Teacher
Herself - Narrator
Tom Hull ...
Himself - Origami Artist and Mathematician (as Dr. Tom Hull)
Paul Jackson ...
Himself - Origami Artist
Eric Joisel ...
Himself - Origami Artist
Michael LaFosse ...
Himself - Origami Artist
Robert J. Lang ...
Himself - Origami Artist, Scientist and Theorist (as Dr. Robert J. Lang)
Christopher K. Palmer ...
Himself - Material Artist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard L. Alexander ...
Himself - Papermaker
Brian Chan ...
Himself - Origami Artist
Satoshi Kamiya ...
Himself - Origami Artist
Sam Nathans ...
Himself - Origami Artist


Depicts a cast of fine artists and eccentric scientists (from MIT and NASA) who have devoted their lives to the unlikely medium of modern origami. Through their determination to reinterpret the world in paper, they arouse a fascinating mix of sensibilities towards art, form, expressiveness, creativity and meaning. Written by anonymous

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origami | artist | scientist | paper | art | See more »


The Art of Science. The Science of Art. See more »




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Exploring Origami  »

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1.33 : 1
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Winner, Audience Award at the New Hampshire Film Festival, October 2008. See more »

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A Creative Wonder
2 September 2008 | by (Marin County, CA) – See all my reviews

There are two creative wonders working here -- the incredible range of artists, scientists and people with vision from all over who have made origami a passion, an art, and a way into understanding their place in the world. The other creative wonder is the film itself, which takes us on a journey from a square of paper to the inside of the minds of creative artists. The film is, in some ways, a work of origami too, for it's folded into different sections, and the whole is even greater than the sum of its parts. If you can catch it at a film festival, don't miss it. And I'm sure this film, by a talented first-time filmmaker, will end up in other venues, win awards, and hopefully someday be available on DVD.

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