Magnolia Pictures Takes North American Rights To Director Sara Driver’s Boom For Real The Late Teenage Years Of Jean-michel Basquiat

Magnolia Pictures announced today that they have acquired North American rights to Boom For Real The Late Teenage Years Of Jean-michel Basquiat, director Sara Driver’s (When Pigs Fly, Sleepwalk) love letter to New York City’s past through the eyes of people who knew the renowned artist.

The film, which world-premiered at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival to critical acclaim, will next screen at the 55Th New York Film Festival, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Magnolia plans a 2018 theatrical release.

Boom For Real The Late Teenage Years Of Jean-michel Basquiat follows Basquiat’s life pre-fame and how New York City, the times, the people and the movements surrounding him formed the artist he became. Using never before seen works, writings and photographs, Driver worked closely and collaboratively with her friends and other artists who emerged from that scene: Nan Goldin, Jim Jarmusch, James Nares,
See full article at WeAreMovieGeeks.com »

Similar News