Banksy Does New York


Directed By: Chris Moukarbel

2014 / English / 79 min

October 2013, the anonymous street artist Banksy secretly installed a new work of art each day at locations around New York City, providing clues of their whereabouts on Instagram, while keeping a step ahead of police. Documenting this month-long scavenger hunt, the film addresses the social role of public art.

Dr. James Swensen lectured on this film on February, 13th, 2020.

For a preview of Banksy Does New York with the IC directors, listen to the IC podcast “From the Booth” Winter 2020 3.7.

For an analysis and discussion of Banksy Does New York¬†with the IC directors, listen to the IC podcast “From the Booth” Winter 2020, 3.10.

IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt3995006/

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Screened Semesters:

  • 2020 Winter