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Saving Banksy

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Saving Banksy is the story of one misguided art collectors attempt to save Banksy's famous "Haight Street Rat" from destruction and the auction block. His efforts to save the Rat are met with threats from city officials, snubs from museums and a flurry of six-figure offers from art dealers eager to cannot to get their hands on the painting. Saving Banksy is a rare backstage look at the elusive world of Street Art and Graffiti. The films narrative is driven by multiple perspectives from Street Artists who paint graffiti illegally, and from art dealers who remove their graffiti from public walls for profiteering purposes. Saving Banksy opens by serving it's plot up for debate. "What would you do if you found a million dollar Banksy spray-painted on the side of your house?" Since the birth of modern graffiti, Street Artists and graffiti writers have embraced the brevity of their public art. Their public work has always been subject to destruction by property owners, law enforcement, and other graffiti artists. However, with Street Art quickly becoming the hottest commodity on the auction block, these artists are rethinking their public art work in an effort to outsmart the commercialization of graffiti. Saving Banksy features interviews with some of the top names in Street Art and Graffiti including Ben Eine, Risk, Revok, Niels 'Shoe' Meulman, Blek Le Rat, Anthony Lister, Doze Green, Hera, and Glen E Friedman.... Show more

Saving Banksy Solarmovie review

Saving Banksy is simply incredible - it captures from the first minute, very simply and at the same time subtly shows the feelings of the characters. Colin M. Day has earned a reputation as a worthy director who is able to create the right atmosphere and this film was no exception. An excellently tailored film of the genre Documentary - the acting is mesmerizing, the direction and camera work delights. In short, the film is definitely worth watching and raises many very touching themes, making it a notable 2017 event of the year. Today, most often there are stupid and uninteresting stories, where the writers want to leave at the expense of humor, fear and nothing more, but this is not about the movie Saving Banksy, filmed in United States.... Show more

Countries: United States
Release: 2017-01-13
Duration: 80 min
IMDb Rating: 6.8
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