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THE 78 PROJECT MOVIE

Directed by Alex Steyermark
96 min | 2014 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film Q&A with director Alex Steyermark and producer/Presto recordist Lavinia Jones Wright, moderated by award-winning documentary filmmaker Chris Simon.

The 78 Project is a journey across America to make one-of-a-kind 78rpm records with musicians in their hometowns using a 1930s Presto direct-to-disc recorder, one microphone, one blank disc, and one three-minute take. Along the way, a kaleidoscope of technologists, historians, and craftsmen from every facet of field recording provide insights and history.

Official Selection: 2014 SXSW Film Festival

Featured, rock docs, Salt Lake City

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 @ 7:00 PM9:00 PM MDT