Can’t wait to see this. A film about my favourite font. Astrid came rather close to being called Helvetica and I dare say the next one might come even closer.
Helvetica is a documentary about typography and visual culture â€“ featuring interviews with Eric Spiekermann, Stefan Sagmeister and Neville Brody amongst others. It’s on at the World Cinema Showcase throughout NZ in April. There are still some international screenings – have a look here and scroll down to 2008 to see if there’s one near you. Londoners can see it at the Barbican on April 26th. And if you miss it you can always get the DVD.