Ten year ago, friend Natalie Chanin returned to her roots after a twenty-two year absence to record the voice of her past and to pay homage to the generations that came before.

STITCH is a twenty-two minute study of a community in northwest Alabama, its generations and lifestyle. This examination is an engaging and moving social portrait, whose abundant energy will hook even those with no prior interest in handcrafting or quilting and display a side of America rarely seen.

While the film addresses historical issues, it is edited with contemporary graphic visuals. Shot on super8 and DV and combined with stock footage, the look is gritty rural Americana at it’s best. The one part human interest story and one part travel documentary is beautifully layered with the haunting sounds of electronic guru, Khan.

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