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EO ArtLab Cold Weather Film Series Presents: Helvetica

In Chester CT Events, Film & Movies on March 4, 2009 at 9:02 am

Helvetica

HELVETICA

(2007), Gary Hustwit

this thursday, march 5, 7pm

  • $5 donation
  • free popcorn
  • byob

Product Description
Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which celebrated its 50th birthday in 2007) as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. The film is an exploration of urban spaces in major cities and the type that inhabits them, and a fluid discussion with renowned designers about their work, the creative process, and the choices and aesthetics behind their use of type.

· Time Out London One of the wittiest, most diligently researched, slyly intelligent and quietly captivating documentaries of the year.

· Entertainment Weekly Viewers are in for an exclamation point of joy from such a well designed doc. “A -”

· NY Times Provocative.

· Austin Chronicle Helvetica is truly a work of art.

· Chicago Tribune Blissful..it sharpens your eye…and makes connections between art and life.

Where:     EO ArtLaB
69 Main Street
Chester, CT
06412

When:      7 PM

DINNER & A  MOVIE!

Bring this email to River Tavern Thursday nights, before or after the film, and receive 20% off your dinner!


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