Irene H. Clark; Master Navajo Weaver

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8 Sep , 2020   Posted by: Danharris26


In the heart of Crystal New Mexico, renowned Navajo Master Weaver Irene H. Clark lives with her family. Passing forward the artisan knowledge of her mother Glenebah Hardy, Irene and her children teach us what it means when a strong connection with one’s heritage, landscape, and family is woven together to create beautiful artwork.

Film Details

Director: Dan Harris

Writer: Collaborative effort between our film crew, Ferlin Clark, and Gwen Clark

Year of Release: 2019

Running Time: 17:59

New England Connection: Core crew of Dan Harris (Director, Producer), Connor Murphy (Cinematographer, Guitarist, Graphic Designer), Matt Smith (Editor, Assistant Camera), and Johnny Gifford (Audio Recordist, Sound Designer, Composer) are all alumni of Fitchburg State University and local Massachusetts residents, enrolled at Fitchburg State University during production of of the film, and created the documentary in partnership with the university.

Director(s) Bio:: Dan first began his exploration of filmmaking while exploring the American Southwest through a journal, camera, and a pair of hiking boots. As an outdoor educator, he developed a passion for cross-cultural communication, oral storytelling, and civic issues; all meaningful lived experiences he brings to his work at WGBH World Channel, Northern Light Productions, and other independent documentary projects.

Number of shooting days: 7

Camera Used: Canon C100

Editing software: Adobe Premiere Pro

Budget: $5,000 USD

Financed by: Crowd funding (Kickstarter, etc)

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