A few sites today posted a a short documentary titled B-Movie: a short film about Banksy. The video, which was posted on Vimeo under the user name “Robin Gunningham” was quickly removed. You might reccognize the name because it was published in UK’s newspaper The Mail in July 2008, claiming to be the real indentity of the street artist.. The Vimeo account features the following description:
Robin wishes he has painted on a large variety of walls and buildings, none of which belonged to him. He wishes he has exhibited in the British Museum, the Tate and the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, none of whom invited him.
Strange, huh? We found a duplicate copy on YouTube, which features the following description:
The B-Movie is a fourteen minute mini documentary about the infamous street artist Banksy and how he started out as a graffiti writer. Banksy has really launched off heavily this year, he has a movie out, art exhibits that make over 100k a show. He has made numerous achievements that hit the media and til this day only a hand full of people know his real identity. The documentary features Interviews with 3D of Massive Attack, Damien Hirst, some of his friends and many more.
If this seems like a great supliment to Exit Through The Giftshop, thats exactly what it is. Included on the DVD release of the film, this 14-minute documentary gives you a better look at the street artist known as Banksy. Watch it now embedded after the jump.