Street artist and pop culture icon Banksy has released a 5 minute exclusive clip on the official YouTube channel for ‘Exit Through The Gift Shop’. Check it out below for a sneak peek at this amazing film.
Exit Through the Gift Shop, the first film by renowned graffiti artist Banksy, became the hottest ticket at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival where it made its world debut. Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post—hurricane New Orleans to the separation barrier on the Palestinian West Bank. Fiercely guarding his anonymity to avoid prosecution, Banksy has so far resisted all attempts to be captured on film. Exit Through the Gift Shop tells the incredible true story of how an eccentric French shop keeper turned documentary maker, Terry Guetta, attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner – with spectacular results. The film contains exclusive footage of Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Invader and many of the world’s most infamous graffiti artists at work, on walls and in interview. As Banksy describes it, “It’s basically the story of how one man set out to film the un—filmable. And failed”
Exit Through The Gift Shop is set to hit theaters April 116th, 2010! Check out the official website for the film at www.banksyfilm.com for cities and showtimes.
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