Video:Style Wars (Henry Chalfant and Tony Silver, 1983). The seminal documentary of graffiti and b-boying’, writes Jeff Chang in one of our upcoming texts (‘Zulus on a Time Bomb’). You should be able to view this film for free on vudu.com, but if there’s a problem, here’s a link that’s currently working on YouTube.
Video:Wild Style (Charlie Ahearn, 1982). Either DJ Jazzy Jay or DJ Tony Tone (I can’t remember which) tells Rob Swift that, of the three classic early hip-hop films (Style Wars, Wild Style, and Beat Street), Wild Style was actually the most faithful representation of early hip-hop culture, despite being fictional!