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Work Sticks

United States, 2019 (English)

"Work Sticks: Arts, Impermanence, and Childhood in an East Tennessee Town" is ashort film that follows the construction of a stick sculpture by internationally renowned artist Patrick Dougherty and the community members of an East Tennessee town. The film explores ephemerality, nature, and play, intertwining real and imagined stories from the sculptor, volunteers who helped build “That Old Time Religion" in Johnson City, Tennessee, and the children who played among its tree branches.

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Directed by
Shara K Lange

Project type(s): Documentary, Experimental, Short
Category/ies entered: Tennessee Films and Filmmakers