Documentary Tuesday: “Exit Through the Gift Shop” [2010]

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Banksy has captured the world’s attention with his wonderfully clever works of street art, most of which speak to the issues affecting our world. In 2010, he directed a documentary (possibly a mockumentary) called Exit Through the Gift Shop that follows a French immigrant living in Los Angeles that documents his every waking moment and ultimately becomes obsessed with street art.

The film was was nominated for an Academy Award.

Previously in Documentary Tuesday: Room 237


Christopher Pierznik is the author of eight books, all of which can be purchased in paperback and Kindle. His work has appeared on XXL, Cuepoint, Business Insider, The Cauldron, and many more. He has been quoted on Buzzfeed and Deadspin. Subscribe to his monthly reading review newsletter or follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

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