Film still from <em>Exit Through the Gift Shop</em>. Image courtesy the British Council

Film still from Exit Through the Gift Shop. Image courtesy the British Council

British Council Documentary Series - Exit Through the Gift Shop: A Banksy Film

  • Sun 19 Feb 2017
  • 4—5:30PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • British Council Documentary Series
  • Free entry
  • Free entry tickets will be re-allocated to waiting customers five minutes after screening start time
  • Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair spaces available. Free entry for a companion to assist an audience member who has a disability. Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked
  • Rating: M - Offensive Language

An inside story of Street Art - a brutal and revealing account of what happens when fame, money and vandalism collide.

Exit Through the Gift Shop: A Banksy Film follows an eccentric shop-keeper turned amateur film-maker as he attempts to capture many of the world's most infamous vandals on camera, only to have a British stencil artist named Banksy turn the camcorder back on its owner with wildly unexpected results.

A fascinating study of low-level criminality, comradeship and incompetence. By turns shocking, hilarious and absurd, this is an enthralling modern-day fairytale... with bolt cutters.

UK, 2010, Colour, 86 min.
Dir. Banksy
Rating: M - Offensive Language


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