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Wake Forest professor's film to air on UNC-TV

May 6, 2008

“Knitting Lessons,” a documentary film by Mary Dalton, associate professor of communication at Wake Forest University, will air on UNC-TV May 10.

The 10-minute film about knitting will air at 11 p.m. on “North Carolina Visions,” a program featuring the work of independent filmmakers in North Carolina.    The eight-part series began May 3 and will run through June 21.

“Knitting Lessons” focuses on expert knitter Mary Stowe and her business, Yarns, Etc.

Dalton has made eight documentaries that have been screened at various festivals, museums, galleries and libraries.  Her second film, “Sam McMillan:  Dot Man,” was named best independent documentary at the Carolina Film and Video Festival in 2003. “Tom Whicker:  Potter at Large,” won the audience award and best documentary at the High Point International Film Festival in 2004.  Her film “Martha in Lattimore” was an official selection of SILVERDOCS: The AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival in 2006 and will be screened at the Documentary and Disability Festival in Athens, Greece, in June.

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