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Filmmaker Q&A: Vanessa Gould’s Path from Origami to Obituaries

A small square of origami paper can be folded into an infinite number of complicated shapes. Similarly, Vanessa Gould’s documentary career has become surprisingly complex after her first film, Between the Folds (an Independent Lens encore presentation this December), which spotlighted origami … Continue reading

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Between the Folds: Celebrating Origami Master Eric Joisel in France

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One of our most popular films ever was 2009’s Between the Folds, Vanessa Gould’s examination of the art and science of origami folding through the perspectives of the greatest living origamists in the world. One of the featured folders was … Continue reading

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PBS Arts Features Eric Joisel, Between the Folds

We’re excited to unveil a multimedia project we developed with filmmaker Vanessa Gould for the new PBS Arts website. It is called Between the Folds: Eric Joisel 1956-2010, and it honors one of the biggest characters in Gould’s film Between … Continue reading

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The Loss of an Artist: Vanessa Gould Remembers Eric Joisel

The world lost a gentle and brilliant origamist earlier this month in Eric Joisel, the master paper folder featured in Vanessa Gould’s Peabody Award-winning film Between the Folds. The film, which premiered on Independent Lens last year and will be … Continue reading

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