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Title K'sai chivit : Threads of life / David A. Feingold, producer-director ; Television Kampuchea ; an Ophidian Films Ltd./TVK co-production for UNESCO
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, 2007


Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video (20 min.))
Series Ethnographic video online
Summary Explores the sacred art of Khmer silk weaving and the role it plays in the life of a young Cambodian woman, Um Lao. This ancient art was almost lost but orgnizations like UNESCO have set up training programs to revitalize the art. The film depicts the master weaver and his student as they weave and sell their cloth. The film also focuses on the social and psychological impact this has on Um Lao
Event Originally produced in 1994
Notes English narration; some dialogue in Cambodian with English voice-overs; title and credits also in Cambodian
Print version record
Subject Silk weaving -- Cambodia
Silk industry -- Cambodia
Textile fabrics, Khmer.
Silk industry.
Silk weaving.
Textile fabrics, Khmer.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Films ethnographiques.
Films autres que de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Feingold, David A
Ophidian Films Ltd.
Television Kampuchea.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Other Titles Threads of life