Trimpin in his studio, with his kinetic sculpture “SHHH.” Photo (c) by Susanna Howe/Corbis

In response to my posting about Trimpin: The Sound of Invention, the sweet-looking documentary about engineer, inventor, and sound artist, Trimpin, the PR folks for the film emailed to let us know that it will be showing in San Francisco and San Rafael, starting this Friday. Here are the show dates, times, and locations:

Red Vic Movie House
Friday, January 29 – Sunday, January 31, 2010
Fri: 7:15pm, 9:15pm; Sat & Sun: 2:00pm, 4:00pm, 7:15pm, 9:15pm
1727 Haight Street San Francisco, CA 94117
Tickets here

Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center
Wednesday, February 3 and Thursday, February 4, 2010
6:45pm and 9:00pm, both nights
1118 Fourth St., San Rafael, CA 94912 (415) 454-1222
Tickets here

If you go to see the film, let us know what you thought in the comments.

Trimpin documentary: The Sound of Invention

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

  • riverreaper

    well with no vid im just asuming here that it cant turn its self off like the lego machien can , i right ?
    heres lego link to help u better understand my qwestion

  • Gareth Branwyn

    I’m nor sure I understand the question. There are three vids for this movie in the attached story (under the More: section).

  • Greenfreezeray

    Reminds me of “Myst” for some reason