Gwen Magee: Threads of History (2013)

Quilt artist Gwendolyn Magee presents her art in her home in Jackson, Mississippi. It poignantly features the history of the South and speaks to its horrific violence towards African ... See full summary »

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Anne Crémieux, Geraldine Chouard (co-director)

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Geraldine Chouard (co-writer), Anne Cremieux (co-writer)

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Quilt artist Gwendolyn Magee presents her art in her home in Jackson, Mississippi. It poignantly features the history of the South and speaks to its horrific violence towards African Americans, from slavery to the present. American folk art specialists, local artists and museum goers comment her her art. Gwendolyn Magee passed away at 67, on April 27, 2011, just a few days after filming. She was working on a quilt dedicated to the 1961 Freedom Riders, a work in progress she advanced with much energy, despite her ailing condition.

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France | USA

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English

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December 2013 (France) See more »

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