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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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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
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Richard L. Alexander ... Himself - Papermaker
Brian Chan ... Himself - Origami Artist
Satoshi Kamiya ... Himself - Origami Artist
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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One paper square - boundless possibilities. See more »

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Exploring Origami  »

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A moving and inspirational film
14 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

I expected to be introduced to a world of origami that went beyond my casual acquaintance of it. What I was unprepared for and moved by was how far beyond "beauty" and "technique" the pursuit of this art can take us. I thought this film was crafted in such a way as to gradually intensify the effect of discovering ever deeper meaning in the art and science of folding. Each artist portrayed approach their work with a passion and clarity that leads to greater discovery; their philosophical concepts derived from the methods to their art making is inspiring. The film is a perfect blend of informative storytelling and artistic inspiration.


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