Documentary Film of Graffiti Alley in Cambridge Screening & Discussion

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A feature-length documentary exploring the legal graffiti art movement along the Graffiti Alley in Central Sq, Cambridge, MA.

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Above the Free Walls is a feature-length documentary exploring the legal graffiti art movement along the Modica Way, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Please join us for a preliminary test screening of the documentary  –– to provide feedback and commentary on it thus far. Director Weiying Olivia Huang will be present to discuss the making of the film and the legal graffiti movement in the community. State Senator Patricia D. Jehlen will provide opening remarks and join the discussion.

The documentary featuring interviews with numerous graffiti artists, reflecting on the complexity and depth of their world, along with street arts, public arts, graffiti arts, personal in-depth interviews. Developed a voice that spoke to a new generation of the legal graffiti world in public art. In doing so, they changed their view of graffiti itself, seeing it essentially as an art form of ephemeral creations.

This program is supported in part by a grant from Cambridge Arts, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

View Trailer here : https://youtu.be/4T4PTH62RD0

More information: https://abovethefreewalls.yolasite.com/

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