BANKSY DOES NEW YORK

BANKSY DOES NEW YORK

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NYC PREMIERE  Last October, when infamous street artist Banksy revealed his New York City residency, he set off a daily scavenger hunt among curious fans, would-be art collectors and, of course, the police. With camera phones at the ready, everyone wanted a piece of his ephemeral works before they were destroyed—or removed for profit. Chris Moukarbel tracks the course of Banksy’s secretly created public works from the Lower East Side to Staten Island, Williamsburg to Willets Point, and explores the unprecedented speed of the public’s reaction.

Courtesy of HBO Documentary Films

Director: CHRIS MOUKARBEL
Producer: Jack Turner
Cinematographer: Karim Raoul, Mai Iskander
Editor: Jen Harrington
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2014