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Between the Folds (2008)

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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Cast

Credited cast:
Erik D. Demaine Erik D. Demaine ... Himself - Computational Origamist and Theorist (as Dr. Erik D. Demaine)
Martin L. Demaine Martin L. Demaine ... Himself - Computational Origamist and Theorist
Vincent Floderer Vincent Floderer ... Himself - French Paper Artist
Miri Golan Miri Golan ... Himself - Origami Artist and Teacher
Vanessa Gould ... Herself - Narrator
Tom Hull Tom Hull ... Himself - Origami Artist and Mathematician (as Dr. Tom Hull)
Paul Jackson Paul Jackson ... Himself - Origami Artist
Eric Joisel Eric Joisel ... Himself - Origami Artist
Michael LaFosse Michael LaFosse ... Himself - Origami Artist
Robert J. Lang Robert J. Lang ... Himself - Origami Artist, Scientist and Theorist (as Dr. Robert J. Lang)
Christopher K. Palmer Christopher K. Palmer ... Himself - Material Artist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard L. Alexander Richard L. Alexander ... Himself - Papermaker
Brian Chan Brian Chan ... Himself - Origami Artist
Satoshi Kamiya Satoshi Kamiya ... Himself - Origami Artist
Sam Nathans Sam Nathans ... Himself - Origami Artist
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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 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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scientist | paper | origami | art | artist | See All (10) »

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One paper square - boundless possibilities. See more »

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Official Sites:

PBS

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Exploring Origami See more »

Filming Locations:

Alamo, California, USA See more »

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Green Fuse Films See more »
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A Creative Wonder
2 September 2008 | by Kenn-15See 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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