The Canadian film premiere screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Saving Banksy takes place at the Olde Walkerville Theatre on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
Enjoy the film screening of Saving Banksy for the first time ever and only showing in Canada until 2018. A Cocktail Reception and Questions & Answers session with the film’s star and producer, guest artists, and more will follow the screening.
Admission is free but a suggeste donation of $5 is appreaciated and will go to the Windsor Youth Centre.
About Saving Banksy
The critically acclaimed documentary “Saving Banksy” available on Netflix, follows art collector Brian Grief as he attempts to save a street painting by infamous British Street Artist Banksy from destruction and the auction block.
It asks the question, ‘What would you do if you woke up one morning and found a million dollar Banksy spray-painted on the side of your building.
During the course of filming the subject of the documentary received offers from private collectors as high as $700,000. Since production on the movie was completed offers for the now famous Haight Street Rat have exceeded $1.7 million, yet Greif refuses to sell saying “Profiting from art that was meant for the public is wrong”.
“Saving Banksy” continues to win over critics and fans alike with sold-out theatrical showings around the United States. The film is one of the most critically acclaimed documentaries of the year with Rotten Tomatoes rating the film 100% Certified Fresh.
“Saving Banksy” is among the year’s top 20 independent movies and a New York Times Top Critic’s pick.
The Los Angeles Times praised the film saying, “The road to hell, is paved with the best of intentions, and that is very much the case with the complex art world conundrum explored in the lively, involving documentary.”
The tagline for the film reads “It’s not art unless you can sell it for lots of Money” and the movie is meant to be thought-provoking and controversial.
MoviePilot.com describes Saving Banksy as “The Anti-Capitalist Battle Cry The Art World Needs.”
Saving Banksy was directed by Colin M. Day with narration by Paul Polycarpou, and features interviews with top street and graffiti artists from across the globe, including Ben Eine, Risk, Revok, Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman, Blek Le Rat, Anthony Lister, Doze Green, Hera and Glen E Friedman. Director Colin M. Day’s documentary feature film “Saving Banksy,” produced by 2:32 AM Projects and Regime, is in select theaters and on demand now in conjunction with Parade Deck Films and Candy Factory Films.
The Saving Banksy 3 day tour in Windsor, the first ever in Canada, is presented by CampusCrawlTours.com, WolfHead Distillery, Mix 96.7fm and Marcel Parent Sales Representative Remax Preferred Realty Ltd.
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