Portraits: La Fileuse

Portraits: La Fileuse

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:00pm
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes

From madder roots, Anna prepares the famous red dye bath for the wool she spins by hand, as part of a project to reproduce 11th Century Bayeux tapestry.

Filmmaker

Alain Cavalier

Alain Cavalier is a writer and director, born on September 14, 1931 in Vendôme, Loir-et-Cher, France. He studied film at the Institut des hautes études cinématographiques. He is best known for Thérèse (1986, César Award for Best Film, Best Director, and Best Screenplay), Un étrange voyage (1981), Libera me (1993), and his most recent film, Pater (2014, César Awards nominee for Best Film, Best Director). 

Screening With
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 2017 | 
50 minutes
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes