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183 Ratings

Style Wars

Directed by Tony Silver
United States, 1983


Shot between 1981 and 1983 and aired on PBS, Style Wars is remarkable as a relatively early filmed document of hip-hop culture at its source and an intelligent defense of an oft-maligned and misunderstood art form, graffiti.

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Style Wars Directed by Tony Silver

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1984 | Winner: Documentary (Grand Jury Prize)

Chicago International Film Festival


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