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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.

More:
Trimpin documentary: The Sound of Invention

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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  1. riverreaper says:

    well with no vid im just asuming here that it cant turn its self off like the lego machien can ,..im i right ?
    heres lego link to help u better understand my qwestion
    http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/01/most_useless_lego_machine.html

  2. Gareth Branwyn says:

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

  3. Greenfreezeray says:

    Reminds me of “Myst” for some reason

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