Banksy Does New York

Banksy Does New York


Documentary on politically influential British street artist Banksy (who himself directed the Oscar-nominated doco Exit Through the Gift Shop) chronicling his 31 works of art in 31 days project in New York City.... More

On October 1st 2013, Banksy launched a self-proclaimed month-long residency in New York City, posting one unique exhibit a day in an unannounced location, sparking a 31-day scavenger hunt both online and on the streets for his work. Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube to Instagram, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike, whose responses became part of the work itself.Hide

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  • A lively and engaging film... doesn’t give more than a passing voice to Banky’s critics and skeptics... But the film does a fine job of getting at the tension that each day’s new piece inspired. Full Review

  • It’s a surreal world. But this much seem to be true: Banksy has art down to a science. Full Review

  • Provides an incredibly rich, thoughtful dialogue crammed into the documentary’s relatively brief runtime. Full Review

  • The talking heads can't tell us much, but Moukarbel makes deft use of crowd-sourced footage to convey the wildly different ways New Yorkers engaged with the works. Full Review

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