Internationally known graffiti artist, Banksy, left his mark on San Francisco in April 2010. Little did he know that this act of vandalism would spark a chain of events that includes one of his rats being removed from a wall, Museums ignorantly turning down a free Banksy street work, and a NY gallerist who has made it his business model to remove Banksy street works from all over the globe doing whatever it takes to get the rat in his possession.
Keywords: #Anthony Lister #Ben Eine #Blek Le Rat #Colin Day #Colin M. Day #Doze Green #Glen E. Friedman #Hera #Kelly 'Risk' Graval #Niels 'Shoe' Meulman #Revok #Saving Banksy #Saving Banksy (2017)
Actors Of "Saving Banksy"
Critics Of "Saving Banksy"
January 18, 2017 The film grapples with the complicated issue of unsanctioned Banksy auctions, but it does so in a way that tends to oversimplify the motives of everyone involved.Read in Source
NYC Movie Guru
February 03, 2017 As invigorating, illuminating, stylishly edited and captivating as Exit Through the Gift Shop.Read in Source
January 19, 2017 Zbigniew Herbert's poetic prophecy of a rat becoming a unit of currency plays out in Colin M. Day's documentary Saving Banksy, which considers the tensions between street artists and their wealthy collectors.Read in Source
January 16, 2017 Day's debut succeeds in part thanks to its modest scope, viewing the street-art phenomenon through an attempt to rescue one of its highly perishable creations for the public good ...Read in Source
January 18, 2017 Inadvertently demonstrates that nearly every response to Banksy's work is wrong.Read in Source
February 01, 2017 The interviews with street artists about the ethics of making art and taking art become the true subject... and a small, spirited conversation with graffiti artists and other passionate voices. The museum curators on view, not so much.Read in Source
San Diego Reader
February 16, 2017 Not a patch on its conceptually oriented precursor Exit Through the Gift Shop, so long as the subject of filmmaking is avoided, this should spark lively debate on the drive home.Read in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
January 18, 2017 Characters ranging from the benighted to the unsavory to the perfectly slimy populate the film, alongside the only figures who really have anything of substance to say: the artists themselves.Read in Source
Film Journal International
January 19, 2017 Fast-moving, beautifully produced documentary about an art collector's rescue of a famous piece of graffiti art.Read in Source
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