Grain is an ongoing project by Alex Contell and Tommaso Sacconi that explores the stories of those committed to using film in modern day photography.

Photography today is instantaneous, moments are captured and posted immediately. We’ve asked ourselves why people keep shooting using the most inconvenient, expensive and time-consuming option. Is it just a question of aesthetics? Is it just a temporary trend? Or is there more to it?

Interviews with artists, lab techs, foundation and institution leaders attempt to answer questions that haunt film photographers