Typeface in the news

Kartemquin is excited to be involved with the upcoming 10th anniversary of Hamilton Wood Type Museum.  As we work to put the finishing touches on Typeface for its US premiere, we're planning a sneak preview of the film in Two Rivers on May 29th during the Museum's anniversary weekend.  Get the schedule. Also read this great interview with one of Typeface's vibrant subjects, Bill Moran, about the museum and the film in the AIGA Voice.  Then shop the Typeface site for handcrafted movie posters to help us raise completion and distribution funds for the film. Continued

Terra Incognita New York screening tonight

Head over to the Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts, for a 6:30pm screening and panel discussion tonight of Terra Incognita, part of the public seminar and film series titled “Stem Cells in the City,” designed to engage the public in conversations around the ethics, politics, and biology of stem cell research. Buzz around the Peabody award continues; the event and film were covered today in this New York Times Health and Wellness blog and on the Reel Chicago website. Continued

In the Family is a finalist

Congratulations to In the Family and Director Joanna Rudnick. The film has been chosen as one of the ten finalists for the National Institute for Health Care Managment Foundation’s Second Annual Health Care Television and Radio Journalism Award. The finalists will be recognized at the combined Journalism and Research Awards Dinner on June 15, 2009 in Washington, D.C., where the winner will be presented with an award and $10,000 prize. Continued