The New Dictators – Archaeology of Helsinki Graffiti 1986–2010

Thu 24/8 – Studio – 2pm
Sunday 27/8  - Studio - 1pm
6 €
7+

A documentary film about the evolution of the graffiti art of Helsinki. This is a must see movie for all fans Finnish street art. This movie provides an insider’s look at a culture often vilified and mystified in the media. What makes graffiti painters risk financial hardships and even jail time to paint their pieces? The documentary includes tons of rare archival material side-by-side with interviews with some of the pioneers of the scene.

Director Aleksi Pohjavirta present at both screenings and painting at Graffiti Jam.

Dir. Aleksi Pohjavirta
Finnish 2017
52 min
finnish