Aperture Cinema - Winston Salem, NC | Pressing On: The Letterpress Film
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Pressing On: The Letterpress Film

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About This Project

Tuesday, August 29 at 7:30pm – click here for tickets

The modern world was born on a printing press. Once essential to communication, the 500-year-old process is now in danger of being lost as its caretakers age. From self-proclaimed basement hoarders to the famed Hatch Show Print, Pressing On: The Letterpress Film explores the question: why has letterpress survived in a digital age?

Captivating personalities blend with wood, metal, type and ink as young printers strive to save this historic process in a film created for the designer, type nerd, historian and collector
in all of us.

Brought to you by AIGA Triad North Carolina