Graffiti Can Be A Powerful Weapon
"The average New Yorker sees upwards of 50 pieces of graffiti a day. But they never stop to think about the stories behind those piecesâ€¦ this is one of those stories."
Bomb the System is the first feature in over 20 years to delve into the world of graffiti art. The film, shot entirely on the streets of New York City, is the feature debut of 23-year-old writer/director Adam Bhala Lough.
Mark Webber (People I Know, Storytelling, The Laramie Project) leads a talented young ensemble cast as Blest, a 19-year-old graffiti writer fresh out of high school with no ambition for the future.
New York City is Blestâ€™s playground. He spends his days stealing spray paint from local hardware stores - and his nights getting high and â€œbombingâ€