In conjunction with the popular design blog idsgn, Typeface (@typefacefilm) launched a 24 hour twitter competition yesterday aimed at spreading the love for letterpress. idsgn sent out a call for fans to tweet them back with a message stating 'Why I love letterpress' with the hashtag #iloveletterpress.
The National Film Preservation Fund has awarded Kartemquin a preservation grant to restore The Chicago Maternity Center Story, a groundbreaking work from Kartemquin's 1970's collective period. We would like to thank the NFPF and our project partners Chicago Film Archives, who will house the film and provide access. Read more about the NFPF's recent grant awards.
Kartemquin is glad to announce that Milking the Rhino has won a "special mention prize" in the category awarded by Bioversity International at the 7th International Audiovisual Festival of Biodiversity. The festival was held in Rome from 20 to 23 May 2010.
Thanks to Josh Ritter for the use of his incredibly catchy song "Mind's Eye" for this clip. His music is also throughout the film, if you're a fan.