Helvetica (2007)

Genre : Documentary
  
Format:  Helvetica DVD 
$23.74
Regularly $24.99
 
 
Are you partial to Times New Roman? How do you feel about Arial Narrow, Palatino Linotype, and Garamond? You might be surprised to discover how many designers have strong opinions about the ubiquitous Helvetica, invented in 1957 as a "rational" response to a veritable tidal wave of elaborate typefaces. This unique documentary explores the history and influence of the fascinating font. 80 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, German; bonus footage.
 
SKU: D10618
$23.74
Regularly $24.99
Category:
Documentary
Director:
Gary Hustwit
Rated:
NR
Color:
Color
Format: 
Widescreen
Closed Captioned:
 No
Cast:  Matthew Carter, Rick Poynor, Massimo Vignelli, Wim Crouwel, Manfred Schulz
Also On:
Blu-ray Widescreen
Customers Who Bought This Title Also Purchased:
 

Helvetica DVD

is featured in our 800-page catalog along with other hard-to-find titles like:
  • Who Gets To Call It Art? (2006)

    Genre: Documentary
    Format:
    $21.84
    Add To Order
    Regularly $22.99 Buy Who Gets To Call It Art? on DVD

    Category: Documentary | Rated: NR | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: | Starring: Henry Geldzahler, Mark Di Suvero, David Hockney

    What a scene, man! Take a trippy tour through the art world of the 1960s, as seen through the eyes of New York City's Henry Geldzahler. The Metropolitan Museum of Art's first "modern art" curator is ... more

    Regularly $22.99 Add To Order $21.84 Buy Who Gets To Call It Art? on DVD
  • How Art Made The World (2006)

    Genre: Documentary
    Format:
    $28.49
    Add To Order
    Regularly $29.99 Buy How Art Made The World on DVD

    Category: Documentary | Rated: NR | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format:

    From ancient times to the modern era, art has informed human experience. In this revealing five-part miniseries from the BBC, the history, evolution, and influence of visual artistic expression are explored. ... more

    Regularly $29.99 Add To Order $28.49 Buy How Art Made The World on DVD
  • French Impressionism At The Musee D'Orsay (2006)

    Genre: Documentary
    Format:
    $18.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $19.99 Buy French Impressionism At The Musee D'Orsay on DVD

    Category: Documentary | Rated: NR | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format:

    Through its groundbreaking use of light and color, the French Impressionist movement revitalized the art world in the late 19th century. This documentary explores the works of French Impressionists and ... more

    Regularly $19.99 Add To Order $18.99 Buy French Impressionism At The Musee D'Orsay on DVD
  • Alex Grey: Chapel Of Sacred Mirrors: Cosm: The Movie (2006)

    Genre: Documentary
    Format:
    $25.64
    Add To Order
    Regularly $26.99 Buy Alex Grey: Chapel Of Sacred Mirrors: Cosm: The Movie on DVD

    Category: Documentary | Director: Nick Krasnic | Rated: NR | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format:

    Best known for creating album artwork for such bands as Nirvana, Beastie Boys and Tool, painter, sculptor and author Alex Grey has devoted his career to exploring the human experience through his New ... more

    Regularly $26.99 Add To Order $25.64 Buy Alex Grey: Chapel Of Sacred Mirrors: Cosm: The Movie on DVD
  • Simon Schama's Power Of Art (2006)

    Genre: Documentary
    Format:
    $47.49
    Add To Order
    Regularly $49.99 Buy Simon Schama's Power Of Art on DVD

    Category: Documentary | Director: Carl Hindmarch | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format:

    Focusing on eight iconic works, this entertaining and informative BBC documentary series sheds new light on some of the greatest art ever created by man. Through dramatic re-enactments, stunning cinematography ... more

    Regularly $49.99 Add To Order $47.49 Buy Simon Schama's Power Of Art on DVD
  • Objectified (2009)

    Genre: Documentary
    Format:
    $23.74
    Add To Order
    Regularly $24.99 Buy Objectified on DVD

    Category: Documentary | Rated: NR | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format:

    How are we defined by our relationships with everyday objects from toothbrushes to laptops? This thought-provoking documentary from Gary Hustwit ("Helvetica") delves into the designs of the stuff we ... more

    Regularly $24.99 Add To Order $23.74 Buy Objectified on DVD
  • Urbanized (2011)

    Genre: Documentary
    Format:
    $23.74
    Add To Order
    Regularly $24.99 Buy Urbanized on DVD

    Category: Documentary | Rated: NR | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: | Starring: Oscar Niemeyer, Sir Norman Foster, Udo Andriof

    Explore how the design of cities impacts civilization at every level in this fascinating documentary that includes insights from top architects, city planners, politicians, and philosophers. The film ... more

    Regularly $24.99 Add To Order $23.74 Buy Urbanized on DVD
  • The Sophisticated Misfit (2007)

    Genre: Documentary
    Format:
    $23.74
    Add To Order
    Regularly $24.99 Buy The Sophisticated Misfit on DVD

    Category: Documentary | Rated: NR | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: | Starring: Shag , Paul Frank, Patton Oswalt

    Evoking feelings of nostalgia for simpler times while simultaneously providing canny critiques of the past, Los Angeles-based artist Shag cleverly tweaks the archetypes found in post-World War II imagery ... more

    Regularly $24.99 Add To Order $23.74 Buy The Sophisticated Misfit on DVD
  • Sickert vs. Sargent (2007)

    Genre: Documentary
    Format:
    $18.99
    Add To Order
    Regularly $19.99 Buy Sickert vs. Sargent on DVD

    Category: Documentary | Rated: NR | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format: | Starring: Waldemar Januszczak

    Walter Sickert and John Singer Sargent were both modern painters during the Edwardian era, but they differed greatly in vision and personality. While Sargent was an extravagant society portrait artist, ... more

    Regularly $19.99 Add To Order $18.99 Buy Sickert vs. Sargent on DVD
  • Gustave Courbet (2007)

    Genre: Documentary
    Format:
    $28.49
    Add To Order
    Regularly $29.99 Buy Gustave Courbet on DVD

    Category: Documentary | Color: Color | Closed Captioned: No

    Format:

    What made 19th-century French painter Gustave Courbet depict the world around him with such naturalistic clarity? Learn about the influential artist--who doggedly pursued realism on the canvas and painted ... more

    Regularly $29.99 Add To Order $28.49 Buy Gustave Courbet on DVD

Get Movie Specials
and Movie Trivia
via email.