Linotype: The Film

Come join us as we marvel at the hulking, toilsome, once state-of-the-art machine that defined an industry for nearly a century. 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 charming and emotional story of the people connected to the Linotype and how it impacted the worl

$11 gets you a pre-show happy hour with local print and design industry professionals, a showing of Linotype: The Film and a Q&A session with director Doug Wilson. It’s all happening on October 25th at 5 pm at the Screenland Armour in North Kansas City. Register right now before the technology changes again.

5:00 pm Happy Hour I – heavy appetizers, popcorn and drinks throughout event
6:00 pm Short Film
6:15 pm Welcome, Intros & History
6:45 pm Linotype the Film – (76 minutes)
8:00 pm Q&A – Director and historian guests, dessert trays
8:30 pm Happy Hour II
10:00 pm Closed

Alpine Creek Technologies
Callahan Creek
KC Center for Ink and Paper Arts
Linotype The Film
Mainline Printing
PIA MidAmerica
Posty Cards
Skylab Letterpress
Two Tone Press

When & Where
Tue, Nov 30, -0001