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Re: multi cultural video

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Peggy Woolsey (woolspeg)
Thu, 26 Mar 1998 19:44:50 +0800

This is a great film. It shows how the Japanese immortalize their master
artists before they are dead by giving them the status of "national
treasures." I showed this film to my students about 5 years ago. I believe
I got it from the National Film Board of Canada, or I may have gotten it
from the Library, I'm sorry I can't remember which. Peggy

>About 16 years ago when I taught in an elementary school, Fulton County, in
>Atlanta, GA, there was in our county film library a film about art from the
>Japanese culture. It was called "National Treasures of Japan" or something
>like that. Areas that were covered were women dying indigo fabric in a river,
>bronze pourings of large bells, pottery, and a couple of other arts that I
>can't remember. I've tried to relocate the film, but apparently it has
>disappeared into the ancient world of film. These must exist somewhere maybe
>in a film library
>index. Anyone have any ideas?
>Judie J