Paper & Glue
Director: JR Run Time: 94 min. Release Year: 2021
Starring: JR, Ladj Ly
Country: United States, France, Mexico, Brazil
Language: English, Portuguese, French, Spanish
About the film:
World Premiere at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. An inside exploration into the work of legendary French artist JR, whose large-scale photographs have covered structures across the globe for almost two decades. Using his projects as a bridge to span our many cultural divides, the film explores art’s greater ability to challenge perspectives and unite communities.
About the filmmaker:
Prolific French photographer and muralist JR has also helmed award-winning cinematic art installations. In his documentary Women Are Heroes, presented at Critics Week at Cannes 2010, the victims of war, crime and rape gaze back on the world from storage containers and buildings. Written and directed with legendary filmmaker Agnès Varda, the Academy Award-nominated Faces Places won prizes at Cannes, TIFF, and the Film Independent Spirit Awards, among others. His short form projects include Les bosquets, Ellis, Walking New York, and Omelia contadina.
JR was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2018 after launching the Inside Out global art activism project. Retrospectives of his monumental art installations have been exhibited at museums and galleries around the world.See our upcoming films