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.
What place does the Linotype have in the age of new technology? Should the machine be shoved into a museum and left to rust? Why should anyone care about typography or the technology of communication? The film seeks to answer these questions.
WHERE: The Miller Center at Lakeside Campus, Champlain College, 175 Lakeside Avenue, Burlington
WHEN: Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 7:00pm-9:00pm
FREE and open to the public