Art - Bomb It (A History of the Graffiti Arts Movement)

Director: Jon Reiss
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: New Video Group
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Featurette: "Behind-the-Scenes"
    • Audio Commentary: Filmmaker Commentary
    • Bonus Footage: Outtakes

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 04/25/2008
"[A] lively, sure-handed film....It widens the spectrum by taking a comprehensively international viewpoint."
Los Angeles Times - 06/06/2008
"BOMB IT is a remarkably compact and engaging overview of the history and ideology of this urban outlaw art form."

Product Description:

This documentary traces the graffiti arts movement back to paintings by Picasso, and on through the 1970s in New York City. BOMB IT combines guerilla footage of artists at work around the globe with fresh perspectives on the art form.

Description by New Video Group:

BOMB IT is a wild ride into the heart of the global graffiti culture where the love of art and ego clashes explosively with law and order. On top of a fresh soundtrack of punk, hip-hop and funk, this high-octane film explores the many manifestations of "bombing."
Through grainy night vision footage and raw interviews, the punks, ghetto Picassos, taggers, misfits, and political dissidents demonstrate in no uncertain terms why they risk arrest and injury to express themselves and reflect their society with spraypaint and marker. The rough-and-tumble cast of BOMB IT hails from New York and Tokyo, Berlin and Barcelona, Capetown, and Sao Paulo, with each city boasting its own unique style and form of grafitti.
From the pioneers of bombing who painted living museums on trains as they rolled between the Bronx and Brooklyn in New York to the underground artist who seeks the sublime painting in blue deep in the bowels of Sao Paulo's sewers, the artists in BOMB IT are fascinating studies in the power of art to disturb, protest, and enlighten.

Plot Keywords:

1970s | Documentary | Theatrical Release | Urban Crime | Urban Life

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  • Sales Rank: 128,969
  • UPC: 767685111482
  • Shipping Weight: 0.28/lbs (approx)
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