In the Media


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  • COASTAL ISLES MAGAZINE, July, 2013, "Indigo: The Legendary Blue Gold" by Nancy McGregor.
  • SURFACE DESIGN ASSOCIATION Newsblog, May, 2013: "Into the Blue Yonder: The Making of BLUE ALCHEMY" by Mary Lance     Click here for link.
  • WOMENSFILMFESTIVAL.COM, October, 2012. St. John's Women's Film Festival.
    "We fell in love with the sensuous feature doc about indigo, the time-honoured blue dye that connects people and cultures accross the globe. This gorgeously shot doc draws you deep into the impressive history of indigo while reinforcing its undisputed symbolic and spiritual function in almost all of our lives, whether we realize it or not..." Click here for link.
  • SANTA FE REPORTER, This Week's Picks, April 25, 2012. By Matthew Irwin. 

    "Blue Alchemy connects the history and production of indigo with the color’s social-spiritual implications, beginning with the awareness that we live on a blue planet."

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  • SPINNINGDAILY.COM blog post by Kate Larson, April 13, 2012: "Las Aranas Spinners and Weavers Guild Invites Blue Alchemy: Stories of Indigo Filmmaker."
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  • MADDERLANE.COM, indigo dyer and educator Linda LaBelle's blog, June 15, 2012. Read about screenings of "Blue Alchemy" on her tour of Turkmenistan. Click here for link.
  • TEXTILE FORUM Magazine (Germany), March, 2012. Review, Pg. 17.
  • LOOMSTATE, "The Many Political Hues of Indigo," blog post by Paul Trynka, March 16, 2012.
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  • MONTREAL GAZETTE blog post by Liz Ferguson, March 15, 2012. "I can’t write full review right this minute, but I want to get the word out that Blue Alchemy: Stories of Indigo, is  very much worth watching, for anyone with an interest in documentaries, history, textiles, crafts,  chemistry, traditions, you name it. It will only be shown once (what a shame!) on Sunday, March 18, at the Cinémathèque Québécoise (Salle Fernand Seguin), at 6 p.m. "
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  • WILD FIBERS Magazine, Winter, 2011-2012. Review, "True Blue," pg. 16. "Takes the viewer on an astonishing adventure around the world exploring indigo farming and many of the traditional rituals surrounding it."
  • THE JOURNAL FOR WEAVERS, SPINNERS, AND DYERS (U.K.), Winter, 2011. Review, pg. 44.
  • WEEKLY ALIBI: "A Shopper's Guide to Locally Sourced DVDs"
  • HAND / EYE MAGAZINE: "Blue Indigo"
    July 5, 2011
  • SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN, "Blues Revival: Film Features Global Indigo Rebirth," by Zelie Pollon, July 6, 2011, p. 32-33
  • WEEKLY ALIBI: REEL WORLD: "Blue Movie" by Devin D. O'Leary
  • SELVEDGE MAGAZINE (UK) July/August, 2011, p. 60-65
  • MAIWA HANDPRINTS BLOG, July 11, 2011
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