AIGA Toledo: free screening of Helvetica, The Film.

For the design/type enthusiasts in our area:

Annual Members Meeting & Helvetica Screening

This Wednesday, January 23 at 6:15p.m. at the Maumee Library

The agenda includes a State of the Chapter address with the 2008 schedule of events and beyond. The members meeting will last about 30 minutes (or less) and be followed by a screening of the full length documentary Helvetica. The screening is free and open to the public, but goodwill donations are greatly appreciated for covering expenses. Door prizes sponsored by Sans Nom.

About the AIGA:
The mission of AIGA is to advance design as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force.

About the film:
Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which is celebrating its 50th birthday this year) as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. Helvetica is currently screening at film festivals, museums, design conferences, and cinemas worldwide, and is now available on DVD.

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