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Perico the Bowlmaker

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by Jerome Mintz
black and white, 45 min, 1987

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This film considers the changing role of a traditional Andalusian craftsman and the social and personal factors that shape his occupation. Depicted are the techniques of carving and the problems of marketing the wares as well as the off-season tasks at cork harvest.

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