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The myth of Gawain and the Green Knight - Dan Kwartler

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It was Christmas in Camelot and King Arthur was throwing a party. In the midst of the revelry, a towering knight proposed a game. He challenged the warriors present to attack him with his own axe. If they could strike him down, they would win his powerful weapon. However, he would be allowed to return the blow in one year. Dan Kwartler details the myth of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

How does Gawain redirect the lady’s advances without offending her honor?

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Dan Kwartler
  • Director Sarina Nihei
  • Narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott
  • Storyboard Artist Sarina Nihei
  • Animator Sarina Nihei
  • Compositor Sarina Nihei
  • Art Director Sarina Nihei
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • Composer Stephen LaRosa
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Content Associate Abdallah Ewis
  • Fact-Checker Charles Wallace

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