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This documentary details the amazing history and proliferation of the most ubiquitous typeface in the world: Helvetica. Wonderfully informative and unexpectedly funny, Helvetica features lively commentary from influential designers including Hermann Zapf, Massimo Vignelli, Tobias Frere-Jones, and Michael Beirut.

Preceded by a 7:00pm discussion by RIT Professor Charles Bigelow on the history of typography.

Official Website: http://dryden.eastmanhouse.org/films/charles-bigelow-in-person-helvetica/

Added by nathos on April 17, 2008



Learn more about the film at the official website: http://www.helveticafilm.com/