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A Quick Pre-Oscars Banksy Recap by Way of a Short Documentary

With the Oscars now less than two weeks away and the pre-show Banksy campaigning and planning by the Academy to keep all masked men away from the stage in full bloom, even more talk about the street artist has popped up. The short documentary, B Movie: A Film About the Art of Banksy, which appears as a special feature on the artist’s Oscar nominated Exit Through the Gift Shop, has been making the rounds in a hurry so far this week. Some silly speculation appears around the mini-doc, which functions something like a shorter, less “is it fake?” version of the full-length documentary (it also has appearances by other artists like Damien Hirst), but that unwarranted suspicion just seems par for the course anymore when it comes to the illusive Banksy. Best to just consider it a little bonus or a quick, pre-Oscar refresher. Here’s the film:

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