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Style Wars

By Published: April 17, 2003

Style Wars (1983, 70 minutes, color/b&w, 16mm, 1.33:1 original ratio)
2003 Reissue: 2 DVDs

  • Studio: Plexifilm
  • Director: Tony Silver
  • Producers: Tony Silver, Henry Chalfant


Disc 1

  • Over 23 minutes of original outtake footage
  • Interview with Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant (2002)
  • Interview with Style Wars editors Victor Kanefsky and Sam Pollard (2002)
  • Digitally remastered 5.1 Dolby soundtrack featuring classic tracks from Grandmaster Flash, The Treacherous Three, Trouble Funk, The Fearless Four, Rammellzee vs. K-Rob and more...
Disc 2
  • 32 artist galleries including new interviews, trains and rare photos of: Blade, Cap, Cey, Crash, Crazy Legs, Daze, Dez, Dondi, Doze, Duro, Duster, Frosty Freeze, IZ the Wiz, Kase 2, Kel First, Ken Swift, Lee, Mare139, Min One, Noc 167, Paze (Erni), Pink, Quik, Rammellzee, Revolt, Sach, Seen TC5, Seen UA, Shy 147, Skeme, Tracy 168, and Zephyr
  • Tributes to Dondi and Shy 147
  • Guest interviews: Fab 5 Freddy, Goldie, Guru, DJ Red Alert, and photographer Martha Cooper
  • "DESTROY ALL LINES" 30 min. loop of over 200 whole cars and burners
  • Featuring music from: Defintive Jux recording artists El-P, RJD2 and Aesop Rock, plus Mr. Wiggles, Kimson "Angola-Red" Albert, and Darryl Jenifer


Visit Plexifilm on the web. The Style Wars page offers an impressive variety of images, text, and videos, plus a heap o' links.



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