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Openings: Banksy – “Exit Through the Gift Shop” NYC Screening

On Thursday, AM attended the private screening of Banksy’s much anticipated documentary “Exit Through the Gift Shop in New York City. This early preview was hosted at the pimp Tribeca Grand and was made possible by renowned director Morgan Spurlock (Supersize Me & Where In The World Is Osama bin Laden?) who graciously hosted the screening. (See his collection here). The packed afterparty was hosted by our friends at Wooster Collective (who had a cool part in the actual movie). The film was everything we expected […]

Video: Banksy – “Exit Through the Gift Shop” New Trailer

With the imminent U.S. release of the much anticipated Banksy mockumentary, “Exit Through The Gift Shop” days away street art fans are being thrown a bone with this fantastic new extended trailer of the film. It looks like just the footage of other street artists like Swoon, Space Invader, André, and Shepard Fairey would be enough reason to check this film out, not to mention all the Banksy footage. Look to AM for coverage of all the special opening events in the days to come […]

Banksy & David Choe’s Films to Screen in U.S.

Street art lovers will be happy to hear that two pretty awesome films “Dirty Hands” and “Exit Through The Gift Shop” from David Choe (featured) and Banksy respectively will be opening in select cities in the United States. Although not a general release as of yet, this might be our best chance stateside (at least in major metropolitan areas) to get a look at these documentary/films. “Exit Through The Gift Shop” will be showing in LA, NY, and SF starting on April 16th and hopefully […]

Video: Banksy – “Lights, Camera, Banksy” Stencil & Interview

Readers of the The Sunday Times in the UK were greeted with a six-page spread on Banksy including a question and answer session with the stealthy street artist. The interview ended up being quite insightful despite the fact that he talks in his usual tongue-in-cheek manner about museums, CCTV, his reasons for anonymity, his hypocrisy, his family, his art background, his collection, and sure to disappoint fans everywhere, he says – “I won’t be doing any more big gallery shows for a while, it’s all […]

Banksy – “Exit Through the Gift Shop” Lambeth Palace Special Screening

After screening at the Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals, Banksy’s “Exit Through the Gift Shop” documentary premiered in the UK at a some special screenings early this week in a tunnel underneath the Waterloo train station dubbed “Lambeth Palace.” Of course, anything the famous street artist puts on is not a simple affair.  The evening came complete with multiple installations like a red carpet painted on the street, his “Paranoid Pictures” logo, the animatronics from his “Village Store and Charcoal Grill” pop up show, as […]

Banksy Roundup

We’ve put together a little roundup of recent Banksy news that will hopefully tie up some loose ends.  In the video above, you will see a message from Mr. B – read to the audience before the screening of his documentary “Exit Through the Gift Shop” at the Sundance Film Festival. We wish we could have been there, but there are a couple reviews out so far (here & here).  Also, for lucky fans in the UK, it looks like there are already some tickets […]

Trailer: Banksy – “Exit Through the Gift Shop”

So…  Pretty much all the speculations have been confirmed that Banksy indeed is premiering his documentary “Exit Through the Gift Shop” at the Sundance Film Festival.  In fact, there is a website – as well as a trailer (seen above). Also updated on his website are all the snowy pics of the six new pieces he threw up in Park City, Utah – site of the film festival (seen after the jump). Banksy is suppose to appear on film and also speak although not […]

Streets: Banksy at the Sundance Festival

Some very interesting developments over in Park City, Utah where the Sundance Film Festival is about to get underway. Apparently, about four new alleged Banksy stencils have popped up, with the one seen above being the best one so far. Adding to the intrigue are the rumors that the “Spotlight Surprise” documentary will actually be about Banksy and entitled “Exit Through The Gift Shop,” the title of a famous piece from his recent Bristol Museum show. What will be revealed? The true identity of Mr. […]