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The Florestine Collection
Documentary, Animation
 
Experimental Animator Helen Hill found more than 100 handmade dresses in a trash pile on one Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans. She set out to make a film about the dressmaker, a deceased African-American seamstress. The dresses and much of the film footage were later flood-damaged by Hurricane Katrina while Helen was still working on the film. Helen was murdered in a home invasion in New Orleans in 2007. Her husband Paul Gailiunas completed the film, which includes Helen's original silhouette, cut-out, and puppet animation, as well as flood-damaged and restored home movies. Rated No Rating .
 
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Directed by: Paul Gailiunas, Helen Hill
Written by: Paul Gailiunas, Helen Hill
Running time: 31min
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