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A Student Documentary About the Future of Print
I get asked about the future of print a lot. When people realize that Pure Green actually went from publishing ONLINE to PRINT, they might look at me strangely and say "hmmm, isn't that bucking the trend"? For me, there's nothing quite like the tanglible nature of the printed word - for us, it's of course important to do it in a sustainable way, using recycled papers and vegetable inks. I have yet to read an e-book, because well, there's just something about borrowing books from friends, passing beloved titles around, until they come to sit on your shelf, waiting for a re-read or a new generation of reader. I loved this film, a student documentary by Hanah Ryuchung that explores where print has been and where it is going - is it disappearing? The film, which is wonderfully executed, features mainstays in the Toronto culture of print and the written word, featuring a few familiar faces such as Don Taylor, whom we covered before. Take a wander over to her site and watch the video - see what discourse it sparks for you.
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