The Printed Page (2012) Trailer
Trailer for the short documentary The Printed Page.
The personal side of the premise that newspapers, books and all printed material have had their use in our society. Told from the perspective of a family with deep generational roots in printing the film follows the writer as he begins from a comment 50 years ago to his father; 'Get out of printing it won't last, the computer is bringing the end of printing.' The film moves to newspapers and why they continue to be printed. It touches on the historical side from the beginning of move-able type to offset presses. In the end we see the reality, printed word is not going anywhere anytime soon.