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john f weldon Sita Sings the Blues (8) Sita Sings the Blues 04 Mar 09

My friend and fellow animator Nina Paley has created an amazing work of art. An entire animated feature single-handed. About 5 years of labour!

If that weren't amazing enough, she's used the songs of 20's singer Annette Hanshaw as much of the sound track, and paid tens of thousands of her own money to secure the rights.

It's already won tons of awards, and is absolutely beautiful.

And if all that weren't amazing enough, she's distributing it for free, for download on the internet. If you've got a fast enough connection, various versions (including HD video!) are available here:

Note: on my system the "standard TV version took a little over an hour to download.


Because of the musical nature of the film, I'm putting this above the line...

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