Manuela & Esperanza - The Art of Weaving - Endangered Threads Documentary DVD
Manuela & Esperanza - The Art of Weaving - Endangered Threads Document
Enter into the lives of two accomplished Maya weavers as they accept the challenge of weaving traditional blouses or huipiles in less than 90 days, from the purchase of threads to the last stitch. Manuela Canil Ren of Chichicastenango and Esperanza Perez of San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Guatemala, expertly share the art of back-strap weaving at it finest and most colorful. They also offer touching insights into their own lives and hearts, as they struggle daily to support their families and keep their culture alive. Narrated in English and Spanish.
Running Time 29 minutes