New Typeface Merchandise available!

Some beautiful new posters and t-shirts are now available in the Typeface store! New items include exclusive prints by designer Jason Early, and prints and signed monoprints by Stacey Stern of Steracle Press that were designed especially for the film's sold out Chicago premiere. Grey and Black t-shirts are also available in all sizes. Buy yourself (or a super-cool friend) some sweet Typeface merchandise today! As this brilliant recent review of the film on the TCM Movie Morlocks blog states: "Typeface makes wood type and letterpress artistry look cool, even sexy." Continued

Prisoner of Her Past on the Huffington Post

The Huffington Post's Andrew Wander today published a review of Kartemquin's new documentary Prisoner of Her Past. Lauding the film as a "a brave work of personal discovery that explores a scandalously under-reported phenomenon," Wander compliments the film's subject and Co-Producer, Howard Reich, for having the courage to undertake the journey to investigate his mother's late onset post-traumatic-stress-disorder (PTSD). Read the rest of the review. Continued

A case for letterpress on a visit to Kartemquin

London College of Communication designers Alexander Cooper and Rose Gridneff stopped by Kartemquin yesterday on their way to delivering a paper at the 'Case for Letterpress' session at the College Art Association Annual Conference in Chicago. They met with Justine Nagan to find out more about how her award-winning film Typeface documents the recent resurgence of interest in the near dormant letterpress artform. Check out their photos of the visit here. Continued

No Crossover to play at Dallas and Cleveland Film Festivals

No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson was one of ten films revealed to be playing at the 2010 Dallas International Film Festival (April 8-18) this week. Check the website for more details. The date for the screening is still to be announced. The film's World Premiere is at SXSW in March, and it will also play twice at the Cleveland International Film Festival on March 20th and March 21st. Steve James will attend each screening. More festival dates for the spring will be announced soon. Watch this space!   Continued