"A compelling 'must-see' film" ★★★★★ – Bounce FM
BOMB IT is an explosive documentary from award-winning director Jon Reiss (Better Living Through Circuituity) and member of Survival Research Laboratories, which explores the most subversive and controversial art form currently shaping international youth culture: graffiti. Reiss and his team travelled to 14 cities across five continents to capture street artists in action, and Bomb It is as fast-paced as the movement itself. Different cities, same story: a battle for control of the urban landscape.
The most comprehensive documentary on graffiti to date, Bomb It is the first film to explore the movement from a truly global perspective, examining how artists around the world have taken the medium and applied it to their particular cultural and social conditions.
Graffiti, postering, stenciling, and stickering form a fascinating and radical movement that defies definition except as a voice demanding to be heard. Born out of urban blight, graffiti’s tough mimetic code consistently defies the forces that try to stop it and thrives today in varied and artistically sophisticated forms around the world. BOMB IT brings this exciting global phenomenon to the screen.
Country: USAFilmmakers: Jon Reiss Runtime: 93 mins