VHS: Style Wars (1983)
Subtitle: New Yorl’s Kings of Graffiti
A film by Tony Silver & Henry Chalfant.
A documentary exploration of the subculture of New York’s young graffiti writers and b-boys, showing their activities and aspirations and the social and aesthetic controversies surrounding New York graffiti. Dramatizes conflicts between graffitists and the city, as well as among the graffitists themselves.
From Uptown and the Bronx… to Downtown… and the World. This is the legendary film about the Greats of Graf… who made New York subway graffiti into an art form… and turned the entire City of New York into a gigantic moving museum.
The birth of Hip Hop… the roots of Rap… plus the breakers of the Rock Steady Crew.
Now available for the first time on video, with ten additional minutes of filn never seen before.