Release Date: July 21st, 2010
DVD Release Date: November 9th, 2010
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min
A thoughtful portrait of a renowned artist, this documentary shines the spotlight on New York City painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. Featuring extensive interviews conducted by Basquiat's friend, filmmaker Tamra Davis, the production reveals how he dealt with being a black artist in a predominantly white field. The film also explores Basquiat's rise in the art world, which led to a close relationship with Andy Warhol, and looks at how the young painter coped with acclaim, scrutiny and fame.
Director: Tamra Davis
Production Co: Fortissimo Film Sales
Distributors: Arthouse Films