The Urban Art

Graffiti is an art form? Is the graffiti writer an artist? Does graffiti exist only in urban areas? Can we call graffiti the art that happens in museums and galleries?
A world panorama of urban art, with testimonies from renowned artists, precursors active on the world stage, coming from regions such as the USA, Germany, Brazil, Cuba and Chile. Deepen and expand the debate on issues still restricted to their means, for the society that lives with street art daily.
The documentary A Arte Urbana addresses the legitimation of graffiti as an artistic manifestation, analyzing the panorama of street art, describing the modalities and techniques, which once labeled as illegal and polluting, was transformed into artistic.

  • Bruno Armelin
    Debutant Director
  • Bruno Armelin
  • Marcel costa
  • Pedro von Kruger
    director of photography
  • Leonardo Domingues
  • Renato Martins
  • Filmes do Bem
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 12 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    100,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil, Germany, United States
  • Language:
    English, German, Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    digital full hd
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Distribution Information
    Country: Brazil
Director Biography - Bruno Armelin

He began his career in the sound department for cinema, participated in more than 100 films, worked with great directors such as José Padilha, Julio Bressane, Marcelo Gomes, Karim Ainouz, Daniel Filho, Eduardo Nunes, Walter and Wladmir Carvalho and in films such as Tropa Elite 2, The Incredible Hulk and Southwest. Worekd in selected short films, television programs, video clips and institutional films. He having worked as, editor, mixer and foley artist, in projects for TV, short and feature films and institutional films. In addition to the sound experience, he produced the Coca Cola advertising film “Mãe do Juiz”, is a feature film producer “Pulmão da“ Arquibancada ”shown at festivals in Germany, Uruguay and the USA, Short film“ Luz ”shown at the Brasília festival , in festivals in Peru and Mexico and without awarding a short film "Baba 105" that passed in festivals in Brazil and Chile. Currently, he directs and produces the documentary feature film “A Arte Urbana”. Producer of video clips: DUTUMOB and Invicto, by the artist Filipe RET, who have more than 20 million views on the internet. He holds a degree in Cinema from Universidade Gama Filho. Founding partner of APSC - Association of Cinematographic Professionals. ProClass Certification: Editing Techniques for Mixing Certification ProClass: Introduction and Production in Protools

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