Style Wars

(1983, dirs. Henry Chalfant and Tony Silver, 69 mins., NR)

Documenting hip hop culture in 1980s New York, Style Wars focuses on the struggle for young graffiti artists to express themselves in the face of those who called their work vandalism. Introduction by graffiti artist and painter, Samuel E Vazquez. Following the film, enjoy a graffiti demonstration by Samuel on the Alliance Scuplture Court. Style Wars received the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival.

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Style Wars Indianapolis Museum of Art 4000 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN