How to Make an American Quilt
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Whitney Otto and stars Winona Ryder, Anne Bancroft, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Nelligan and Alfre Woodard.
In an effort to sort out her feelings about marrying fiancé Sam, doctoral candidate Finn spends the summer with her grandmother and great-aunt in their rural California town. Finn’s grandmother and great-aunt, with the help of their many friends begin work on a wedding quilt for Finn. The quilting time draws out the stories of each woman, helping Finn understand her fear of commitment, the legacies of the women in her life, and her flirtation and growing feelings for Leon.