The Type Directors Club Pratt Student Group is proud to sponsor a screening of Linotype: The Film. It will be shown on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Pratt’s campus in Brooklyn. The screening is open to open to all Pratt students and faculty, and to the greater Pratt and TDC communities.
Admission is $12. Buy tickets at eventbrite: http://tdcpsg-linotype.eventbrite.com/
About the Event
The film will be screening at Higgins Hall, located at the Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture in Brooklyn, NY. Seating is general admission. Doors will open after 6:30PM and the screening will begin promptly at 7PM. Please have a photo ID along with a paper copy of your EventBrite ticket.
This event is open to all Pratt students and faculty, and to the greater Pratt and TDC communities.
Following the screening, there will be a question and answer period with the film’s director, Doug Wilson.
About the film
Linotype: The Film is a feature-length documentary centered around the Linotype type casting machine. Called the “Eighth Wonder of the World” by Thomas Edison, it revolutionized printing and society. The film tells the surprisingly emotional story of the people connected to the Linotype and how it impacted the world.
Official Trailer on Vimeo: www.vimeo.com/15032988
For more information on the film and the production team, please visit the film’s website at www.linotypefilm.com/
About TDC Pratt Student Group
The Type Director’s Club Pratt Student Group is the first-ever collegiate student group to partner with the TDC. Our group is open to all Pratt undergraduate and graduate students who have a passion for great typography. Education has always been an important part of the TDC’s mission and through TDC-sponsored events and our own group’s events, we share in supporting the TDC’s goal of typographic excellence, both in print and on screen.
To learn more about our group and to see what we’ve been up to in our first year, check us out online at tdcstudentgroup.org/