inspiration. determination. liberation.

Documentary film synopsis

Surayia, photographed by Anil Advani.

Surayia, photographed by Anil Advani.

 

Down a narrow lane flanked by garment factories they came to her, over roads and over rivers, for inspiration, for guidance, for work. She is Surayia Rahman, a self-trained, passionate artist who guided hundreds of underprivileged women in Bangladesh to create masterworks:  exquisitely hand-embroidered art that has been gifted to dignitaries and admired in collections throughout the world.

More about this inspiring story…

 

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Screening October 18, 2014, at 1:05PM.  Galaxy Theater, Gig Harbor, WA

Winner:  Audience Choice Award for the Best Short Documentary.

 

NOBANNO

Nakshi kantha tapestry, “Nobanno.” Surayia Rahman design. Used with permission of the owner.