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Film Credits

Producer/Director:
Mary Lance

Narrator:
Ramona King

Editor:
David Leach

Writer:
Ben Daitz

Executive Producer:
Patricia McFate

Fiscal Sponsor:
Women Make Movies

Voice of Eliza Lucas Pinckney:
Lynn Reeve

Voice of Henry Laurens:
Roger Waldock

Consulting Scholars:
Jenny Balfour-Paul
Barbara Bellows
Daniel Littlefield
David H. Rembert, Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Lance at Nike Centre Oshogbo

Camera:    
Sanjay Agrawal
John Wells
Hira Azad
Vicente Franco
Mary Lance
Rick Aguar
Frank Pineda
Tim Phillips
Ben Daitz
Barry Kirk

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Sound Recording:
Asheesh Pandya
Adrian  Parker
Paul Schattel
Ben Daitz
Anton Herbert
Kamruzzaman Asif
Abu Hanif Sohail
Mohammad Arif Uzzaman
Armando Moreira
Takashi Hiwatashi

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With the Participation of: (in order of appearance)
Jenny Balfour-Paul
Noorjehan Bilgrami
S. Mohanraj
Mattiebelle Gittinger
Stephen Yafa
Hiroyuki Shindo
Hiroaki Murai
David H. Rembert, Jr.
Cecilia Jaimes Lino
Manuela Cecilia Lino
Harriett Williams
Elise Pinckney
Daniel Littlefield
Nike Davies-Okundaye
Silifatu Rasheed
Salamotu Owowo
Abike Sule
Kosemoni Aduke
Ruby Ghuznavi
Amalendu De
Lynn Downey
Ralph Tharpe
Jesus Ciriza Larraona
Rubina Ansari
Al-Haj Atiar Rahman
Shinjita Alam
Lavle Aktear
Rhina de Rehmann
Grace Guirola de Seassal
Miguel Ventura

 

 

 Shooting Hiroyuki Shindo studio

 

 

 

Silifatu Rasheed

 

 

 

Bengladeshi women cover baskets of indigo 9

Also With: (in order of appearance)
Agnes Umeche,
Grace Oyetunji
Adesoye OlalekanAdegum,
Victoria Ologe
Kamrun Nahar   
Raftatu Akamini
Yoshio Mori
Alamelu  
Gubendiran
Anjalai Jayaraman
Kuddan
Kumar Ashok
Kamal Dass
M. Murugan
Panchanathan
Sankar
Settu
Marcelina Lino de Jesus
Carmela Santos Ramos
People of Hueyapan
Queen Funmilayo Felder
Vijay Kumar   
Devi
Selvam
V. Arunaehelam
V. Kuppan
K. Meena
R. Mugum
P. Muthukirushnan
D. Ramesh
B. Ramaorthy
V. Suresh
Varnamuttu
M. Viruthambal
Md. Muklachar
Lajo
S. Islam
Asharaful Islam
Anesha
Dolate
Jaheara
Khataga
Marghena
Nazma
Nurjahan
Rahema
Ropale
Hafiz Ahmed
Md. Khurshed Alam
Md. Chan Miah
Lucas Benitez Rodriguez
Salomon Giron Ramirez  
Rafael Bladímir Angel Rodríguez
Geremias Pereira

 

 

 

 

oxidizing indigo dye el salvador

 

 

 

 

 

indigo project rangpur bangladesh 2007

 

 

 

 

 

straining indigo dye india 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Draining indigo dye El Salvador

Production Coordinators:
Nihal Mathur
Gasali Adeyemo
Albert David Rodriques

Archival Research:
Mary Lance
Bonnie Rowan

Online Editor:
Clark Morris

Sound Mix:
Sid Fendley

Main Title Design:
Kelly Lujan

Translators:
Mari Saegusa
Ivonne Escajeda
Blanca Alvarez Wilson
Gasali Adeyemo
Pablo Garcia

Production Assistance:  
Adesoye Olalekan Adegum
Dauda Adeyemo
Graham Hayman
Kazeem Tayo Kasali
Ganiyu Olusegun Lawal
Sunday Oladele  
Balikis Oladapo
Mauricio Rodriguez

Transcripts:
Ruth Frank
Pablo Garcia
Ivonne Escajeda

Computer Consultant:
Sean Solowiej

DVD Package Design:

Christian Kenesson

Website Design:

Melody Mock

 

 

 Transporting indigo by bike

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transporting indigo dye Tamil Nadu India

 

 

 

Photographs, Textiles & Archival Materials:
BASF
Jenny Balfour-Paul
Bibiotheque Nationale de France, Manuscript Department
The British Library Board
Henrietta Butler
Charleston Library Society
Cone Denim
Harappa.com
J. Kuyten   
Lee Jeans Company       
The Library of Congress   
Musée des Arts Décoratifs de l'Océan Indien, Réunion Island
Musée du Vieux Nîmes
NASA
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Nike Davies Okundaye
Hiroyuki and Chikako Shindo  
South Carolina Historical Society
South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina
Levi Strauss & Co. Archive
The Textile Museum
The Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester

Stock Footage:
Blue Sky Stock Footage
Footage Farm, Ltd.
Internet Archive
Thought Equity Motion

 

 

 

Cowboys Library of Congress

 

 

 

 

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Music Composed and Performed by:
Sid Fendley
John Truitt
Rahim Al Haj
Ben Daitz
Wayne Shrubsall
Sharon Berman and Juan Wijngaard
Ian Daitz
Alapaaro Group:
Ahmed Ayandare, Rafiu Ajani, Adebisi Lukman, Muili Ade-Oba

 

Adire Abeokuta

Special Thanks:  
Jenny Balfour-Paul
Dominique Cardon
Ruby Ghuznavi
Darshan Shah

Linda Anson
The Asiatic Society, Kolkata
Bailou Associates
Bleu de Lectoure
Carmen Bolanos
Eric Breitbart
Laura Burns and Hal Rosen
Charles Towne Landing
Crafts Council of India
Kabir Daitz
Peter Davis
Clark Evans
Grace Guirola de Seassal
Hampton Plantation
Kristin Harkey
Jennifer Harris
Heidi Frost & Wyatt Heard
Rafikul Islam
Mike Klein
Charles Lesser
The Lino Family
Commodore K.B. Menon
Middleton Place
Amrita Mukerji
Nike Centre for Art & Culture, Oshogbo
Manasa Handloom Fabrics, Puttapaka, India
Martine Nougarède
Rick Prelinger
Rhina de Rehmann
Rio Arriba County Rodeo
Ana Roquero
Puspa Teresa Rosario
S.W. Multimedia, Dhaka
Santa Fe Weaving Gallery
S, Saravanan
Victoria Scott
A.F.M. Shamsuzzaman
Faiz Ahmed Siddiqui
Delores Sides
South Carolina State Park Service
Southwest Productions
Thierry-Nicolas Tchakaloff
Tollygunge Club, Kolkata
The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, U.K.
Bob Willis

 

 

 

 

 

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Hiroyuki Shindo indigo vat

 

 

Funders:     
Patricia McFate
Avenir Foundation
The Coby Foundation, Ltd.

The Humanities Council, South Carolina
Bob Summers & Orly Yadin
Michele Minnis
Anonymous donor
Link Hands for Humanity
Jill and David Patterson, Insight Lighting
Susan Henoch and Jay Coggeshall
Ben Daitz
Dennis M Goggin
Mary and Paul Davis
Sally Bergen
Southwest Women’s Health, Albuquerque
Creative Sharing, Santa Fe Film Society
Amy & Michael Cosgrove
Cary Herz and Sue LeGrand
Louisa Barkalow
Carolyn Kinsman & Perry Wilkes
Marilyn and James O’Leary
Kylene Wing
Ann Lerner
Pamela McCorduck and Joseph Traub
Janeth Mattox        
Melanie Baise
Polly and John Arango
Sandra Blakeslee & Carl Moore
Edgar Boles
Elizabeth and James C. Brown
Christine Carlson
Lyna and Louis Colombo
Margaret Elliston
Mary Feldblum
Joan and Fred Hashimoto
Shireen and Phillip Jacob
Kathryn Kaminsky and Thomas Singleton
Ruth Singer
Anne Stirling
Laura and Paul Stokes
Jonathan Abrams
Andrea and Henry Bromberg
Lerner Film
Sandy Gold
Mick and Suzanne Harper
Barbara and Mark Heilbraun
Enid Howarth
April and Robert Kopp
Beatrice Landolt
Jill Marron
Roberta Price and John Boyd
Kaaren Allen
Ann D Adams
Bonnie Bell Cundiff
Jane Burke Plowden-Wardlaw
Heidi Frost Heard and Wyatt H Heard
Terryl Kinnear Shouba

 

 

 

Indigo vat Oshogbo Nigeria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

woman carrying indigo plants bangladesh

 

Copyright 2011 New Deal Films, Inc.

 

Photographs © Mary Lance. Photo of Mary Lance © Ben Daitz. All rights reserved.  Archival images Courtesy of the Library of Congress.