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Exit Through the Gift Shop

Ongoing

Location: Bartos Screening Room

Dir. Bansky. 2010, 87 mins. 35mm. Six years after it debuted under a shroud of secrecy at the Sundance Film Festival, this Oscar-nominated documentary remains a delirious mystery. What starts as a handmade, on-the-sly chronicle of the burgeoning Los Angeles street art scene by eccentric French shopkeeper Thierry Guetta becomes a who’s-zooming-who exposé of the filmmaker (and fledgling artist in his own right) by camera-shy English graffiti legend Banksy. Whose film is this? And might some (or all) of this be just a big Banksy hoax? “What they will find is, like Banksy’s best work, a trompe l’oeil: a film that looks like a documentary but feels like a monumental con,” wrote Jeannette Catsoulis in The New York Times. Nominated for six Cinema Eye Honors awards and winner of Best Editing and Best Nonfiction Feature.

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