Linotype: The Film

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April 13th, 7:00pm
until 9:00pm

University of St. Thomas, St. Paul campus

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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.
Watch the trailer here »

The documentary’s director, Doug Wilson, comes to the film from a background of graphic design and letterpress printing. He has a BFA in Graphic Design and has worked as a university typography instructor. He loves travel and long walks on the beach. This is his first film.

Free. No registration required.

University of St. Thomas
O’Shaughnessy Educational Center (OEC) Auditorium

2115 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN  55105
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Parking is available ($1 per hour after 4:00pm) in the Anderson Parking Facility on the corner of Grand and Cretin Avenues. Parking map »

For accessibility requests, call 651-962-6315.


Presented by AIGA Minnesota, Studio on Fire, and the University of St. Thomas.

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