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NOWNESS - "Shorts on Sundays: Sign Painters" | Video

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In a time where signs are made from cheap vinyl stickers or digital prints, the art of sign painting is endangered by stiff competition. However, there are enough sign painters in every major city to keep the tradition alive. Filmmakers Sam Macon and Faythe Levine explored the niche world of sign painting. Jumping between cities such as Los Angeles, New York City, Seattle, and Minnesota, the pair got in touch with veteran sign painters and up-and-coming younger generation. NOWNESS gives us a short snippet from the feature film as a Shorts on Sundays: Sign Painters feature underneath. Learn a little bit about this dying trade, and the people who are keeping it alive across the nation.

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