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Cotten is an experimental documentary short about the great American folk musician Elizabeth Cotten. The film reinterprets photographs, interview footage and music recordings through various analog media and re-enactments within an elaborate sound stage set to create a layered and sensorially rich portrait of the artist.

Still from 'Cotten'
Still from 'Cotten'
Still from 'Cotten'

Cast & Credits

Directed and Edited by
Paul Ballerini

Shot by 
Félix Fradet-Faguy

Sound by
Carlo Vargas

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