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The Lost Glove

It’s that time of year when gloves get lost, and found…

Featuring the amazing handwork of Theatre Rites' puppeteers, the film tells a story of a timid glove lost in a big city - told with surprising use of found objects (3 minutes. 50 seconds).

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Finders Keepers
Tentworks
Catch Your Breath
Millworks
Recycled Rubbish
In One Ear
Cellarworks
Houseworks
Outside In
Sleep Tight
Unfolding Andersen
The Puppet Whisperer
Hang On
The Thought That Counts
The Lost And Moated Land
Rubbish
Mojo
Salt
Lighten Up
Paradise
Bank On It
Hospitalworks
Mischief
Shopworks