News
Top News

MSNBC Films Acquires French Artist Jr’s Documentary ‘Paper & Glue’ Ahead Of Tribeca Film Festival Premiere

MSNBC Films Acquires French Artist Jr’s Documentary ‘Paper & Glue’ Ahead Of Tribeca Film Festival Premiere

Exclusive: In a highly competitive acquisition situation ahead of the documentary’s Tribeca Festival premiere, MSNBC Films has picked up Paper & Glue from Imagine Documentaries, Impact Partners, Time Studios, and Shark Island.

The feature is a project by acclaimed French artist Jr, whose known for giving a global voice to everyday people through a genre-blending combination of public art, photography and large format spectacle. In the docu, Jr turns the camera on his own work as he builds some of his most monumental projects. From early illicit graffiti videos captured on Paris rooftops at night, to the US-Mexico border, to the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, to a current collaboration at a California supermax prison, the movie follows Jr as he turns these communities inside out, turning images of residents into eye-catching and immersive art installations. Paper & Glue follows the Oscar-nominated Faces Places, which was directed by Jr along with Agnès Varda.

See full article on Deadline