Marlene Farnum

A hand weaver by avocation and project manager by profession, Marlene Farnum Woodward researched historical texts, produced and co-directed …And Woman Wove It in a Basket. Key to the film’s success is the evolving dialogue between Marlene, Bushra and Nettie which defines the film’s content and tone. Marlene farms organically in the ancestral valley of the Klickitat peoples just upstream from the Columbia River. (2/20)

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...And Woman Wove It in a Basket


A film by Bushra Azzouz, Marlene Farnum, and Nettie Kuneki, 1989, 70 min., Color
For the Klickitat Indians in Oregon, basketweaving is a way of reclaiming native forms and heritage. This evocative portrayal of basketweaver Nettie ...

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