Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat
- Directed by: Sara Driver
- Cast: Jean-Michel Basquiat
- UK release: 22 June 2018
Documentary about the emergence in the late 70s of the young Jean-Michel Basquiat, with enough access to his contemporaries to make the narrow focus worthwhile. Driver pulls together a strong collection of anecdotal evidence and it’s a personal glimpse of an artist as a young man.
Deptford Cinema, London SE8 (0.0 miles)
Sat 18 Aug
Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)
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Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat18 Jun 2018
Sara Driver's unshowy documentary presents a personal take on the rise of the eponymous artist
The title of Sara Driver's documentary is highly specific; unconcerned with the childhood development of the American artist, nor considering his adult success, Boom for Real looks at Basquiat's emergence in the late 70s New York art scene, ending…
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