Making in the Movies, Southside Film Festival, All Day Event, Govanhill Baths, 10 October, 2015
Making in the Movies
Southside Film Festival
10 October, 2015
Govanhill Baths Community Trust
99 Calder Street, Glasgow G42 7RA
Southside Film Festival Presents:
10.30am- 6pm / FREE
In a festival first, in partnership with Rags to Riches, Sew La Tea Dough, Glasgow Craftivists and Govanhill Baths, join us for an afternoon focused on fashion, craft, making and style, past and present, local and global with workshops, film screenings and a craft market.
Sew La Tea Dough workshop – studio
Learn how to repair, re-use, recreate, revamp and restyle clothing and other domestic fabrics.
12.30 – 6pm – This Is A Mini Craft Fair –foyer
A flavour of what is in store at Rags to Riches events in November.
Pick up unique upcycled products handcrafted by local makers at this mini version of popular Rags to Riches market.
2pm Craftivists workshop – studio
Craftivism with Glasgow Craftivists
Engage in a spot of Craftivism with Glasgow Craftivists who use craft and creativity to reflect on issues, express views & link in with wider political movements. “Craftivism is a way of looking at life where voicing opinions through creativity makes your voice stronger, your compassion… deeper & your quest for justice more infinite” (Betsy Greer)
4pm Unravel (NC-suitable for all, 14mins, 2012) – studio
Unravel follows the western world’s last wanted clothes, on a journey across North India, from sea to industrial interior. They get sent to Panipat, a sleepy town and the only place in the world that wants them, recycling them back into yarn. With limited exposure to western culture, the factory workers construct a picture of how the West is and who wore the cast-off clothes.
4.30pm Advanced Style (E, 75mins, 2014) – studio
Advanced Style examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to ageing. This film paints intimate and colourful portraits of independent, stylish women aged 62 to 95 who are challenging conventional ideas about beauty and ageing.
There will also the opportunity to see craft and textile themed films: Birth of a sewing machine; Textiles; and, Weave me a rainbow- from the Scottish Screen Archive throughout the afternoon.
This is a FREE event. All FREE screenings/events are not ticketed but first come, first served so entry cannot be guaranteed if venues are full up, get there early to guarantee entry!
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