The film is still showing in cinemas in Brazil, check today’s (6th Jan) Listings to find where you can see it, they are valid until 09/01/2014. Well worth the effort.
About the film:
The feature length documentary film Cidade Cinza (Grey City) by directors Marcelo Mesquita and Guilherme Valiengo, which includes contributions from some of the biggest names from the Brazilian graffiti scene like Os Gêmeos, Nunca, Nina, Finok, Zefix and Ise. It is an independent film which took six years to complete and raised money via crowdfunding.
The film concentrates on events in 2008 when the city hall began an urban cleansing’clean city’ (cidade limpa) initiative, involving painting everything grey and included painting over a huge 700m long street art mural produced by a number of artists, including the well known duo Os Gemeos and Nunca, who at the same time happened to have their their artwork adorned on the front of the Tate Modern in London.
Watch the trailer below and get to the cinema to support the film. You can see the cinema schedule and buy your tickets in advance here for Sao Paulo