Threads: Un/ravelling Space + WOOL 100%

9 Mar

Threads_Un-ravellingSpace

Join us on Monday the 25th of March for an evening of film and discussion on the theme of ‘Threads: Un/ravelling Space’.

Featuring a rare screening of “wild but gentle” fantasy film Wool 100% (2006), directed by Mai Tominaga, in which two aging junk-collecting sisters return home one day to discover a stranger knitting a red dress in their house. We’ll also be screening Jenni Nelson’s documentary short Tightly Knit (2010), which explores the story of three passionate characters obsessed with knitting, introducing contemporary trends in a vibrant knitting community.

Plus Dr. Jonathan Faiers on knitting and catastrophe in cinema, Perri Lewis on knitting’s ‘scene’ in London, and a discussion chaired by Laura Price and Professor Philip Crang from Royal Holloway, University of London.

And if you’d like, please feel free to bring any knitting/craft to work on whilst watching the talks and films!

Kicks off at 7.30pm on Monday the 25th March at the Roxy Bar and Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 1LB. Entry £5; just show up and pay on the door.

Wool 100%

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2 Responses to “Threads: Un/ravelling Space + WOOL 100%”

  1. South East London Film Clubs March 11, 2013 at 5:07 pm #

    Reblogged this on South East London film club listings.

  2. Hannah March 21, 2013 at 10:39 pm #

    Reblogged this on No Idle Han and commented:
    ‘Knitting and catastrophe in cinema’? Sounds like the perfect evening to me!

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