April Movie Night: Exit Through the Gift Shop

Join us on Thursday, April 21 at 7:00 pm for a FREE screening of Exit Through the Gift Shop. If you have comfy folding chairs bring them along, because seating at the Harlow is limited to metal folding chairs.

“Exit Through the Gift Shop” is the story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains footage of Banksy, Shephard Fairey, Invader and many of the world’s most infamous graffiti artists at work.” — Sundance Film Festival)

Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the separation barrier on the Palestinian West Bank. He fiercely guards his anonymity to avoid prosecution. An eccentric French shop keeper turned documentary maker attempts to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. Includes footage of Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Invader and many of the world’s most infamous graffiti artists at work, on walls and in interview. As Banksy describes it, “It’s basically the story of how one man set out to film the un-filmable. And failed.” — Paranoid Pictures

Movie fans are welcome to stay after the screening for a discussion of the film led by members of the Kennebec Valley Art Association. Movie Nights at the Harlow are always free and open to the public.
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