Yarn

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 “Appealing … colorful … a diverting survey of artists working in the titular medium.” – Dennis Harvey, Variety

Yarn is a vibrant documentary that follows top international artists and knitters as they bring yarn to the streets and into people’s lives in sensational new ways. The traditional crafts of crochet and knitting have become one of the hottest movements in modern art. Starting in Iceland, this quirky and thought-provoking film takes us on a colorful and global journey as we discover how yarn connects us all. Featured in the documentary are world-renowned crochet artist Olek, fiber artist and Net Play Works founder Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam, Cirkus Cirkör Director Tilde Björfors, Icelandic yarn graffiti artist Tinna Thorudottir Thorvaldar, and National Humanities Medal-winning writer Barbara Kingsolver. (Dir. by Thordur Jonsson, Una Lorenzen, Heather Millard 2016, Iceland, in English/ Icelandic/ Swedish with subtitles, 76 mins., Not Rated)