Style Wars 1983

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"Style Wars is a 1983 documentary on the hip hop culture in New York. The film has an focus on graffiti, although “bboying” and rapping are covered to a lesser extent.

The documentary shows both young artists struggling to express themselves through their art, examines their points of view on the subject of graffiti, as well as the views of then-New York City Mayor Ed Koch. The film also features views of one-armed graffiti writer Case/Kase 2, graffiti writer Skeme and his mother, graffiti “villain” Cap, now deceased graffiti writer Dondi, Seen and Shy 147, graffiti documentarian (and co-producer of the film) Henry Chalfant, breakdancer Crazy Legs of Rock Steady Crew, police officers, art critics, subway maintenance workers, as well as several “people on the street”."

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