Fans of that fabled punk/pop art era of 1980’s New York City will love Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide. Read the review then watch it at Hot Docs Cinema.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has made many confusing policy choices during the first two years of his tenure. But for the filmmakers behind the new doc Between The Lines, it was his ‘war of graffiti’ that made the least sense. In a city with so many other problems, why was the most powerful mayor in Canada declaring war on ‘kids with paint and anger’? Brian Crosby spoke with producer James Meers about the doc (part of the Hot Docs' Docignite Project), graffiti as art, and getting Mayor Ford involved in the film.
Anyone familiar with the street art movement knows the name Banksy. Though no one knows the true identity of the illusive urban artist, his distinctive graffiti art can be seen in cities all over the world. If you’re a fan of Banksy’s work or street art in general, the new documentary Exit Through the Gift […]