Film Screening: Sign Painters

Film Screening: Sign Painters  | Events Calendar

Upper E Side

The Jewish Museum | 1109 5th Ave at 92nd Street

This 2012 documentary features interviews with more than two dozen sign painters working across the country, from established veterans to young artists. Disproving assumptions that the craft has been rendered obsolete by technological innovations, the film identifies a burgeoning renaissance in the sign painters' trade and a growing trend to seek out traditional practitioners. A Q&A and book signing with directors Faythe Levine and Sam Macon will follow.