London-based “art terrorist” AK47 (real name: Andy Link) will not be able to attend the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of “The Banksy Job,” a documentary about Link’s theft of a sculpture by London street artist Banksy.
The U.S. Embassy in London recently denied Link’s application for a visa to attend the premiere, an outcome that doesn’t seem to have surprised many involved with the film, including Link.
Directed by first-time filmmakers Ian Roderick Gray and Dylan Harvey, “The Banksy Job” is a “heist thriller” that follows Link through the underground of the London art scene. Narrated by Link, the film offers an experience “almost as wild, unbelievable, and insane as its protagonist.” “The Banksy Job” premiere’s Sunday, April 17th at 9:30 p.m. at the Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea.
Watch the trailer for Tribeca entry “Elvis and Nixon” below.
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