City as Canvas

The Stories

A visual adventure through a hidden alley where people are free to express their creativity with graffiti, unfolding the stories behind these ephemeral creations.

Film Reviews

"City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls" is truly touching as it portrays artistic activities in such a creative and new way. This newly art form along your superb directing is appreciative.           
                                                           - International Moving Film Festival Director

"City As Canvas: Above The Free Walls, is a genuine feel-good film. It doesn’t tug at the heartstrings or attempt to rally the viewer toward any particular cause. It’s simply a film about people doing something they love to do... paint. The film manages to reveal the hearts and souls of these truly unique individuals."
                                                                                    - World Premiere Film Awards

Film Festivals 

  • Aug 2021   FRANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL               (Paris,France)         
  • July 2021   Prestige Film Festival                                               (CA,US)
  • July 2021  The Shawna Shea Memorial Film Festival                (MA, US) 
                    -  Best New England Doc   
  • Apr 2021   World Cine Fest                                                          (Portugal)
  • Jan 2021   Standalone Film Festival & Awards                           (CA, US)
  • Jan 2020   World Premiere Film Awards                                     (LA, US)
                    - Best Human Interest Award
  • Dec 2020   Luleå International Film Festival                              (Sweden)
  • Dec 2020   Amsterdam World International Film Festival         (Amsterdam)      
  • Sep 2020   The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival       (Boston, US)     
                    - Nominated Best New England Film
  • Aug 2020   The Lift-Off Sessions                                                   (UK))   
  • Aug 2020   2021 PBS Guam/GIFF Select Showcase                   (Guam, US)  


Up coming events:

Past events:
10/11/22   Screening & Discussion           Starlight Square
07/22/22   Screening & Discussion          More Than Words
07/21/22   Screening & Discussion           Boston Public Library /East Boston
07/12/22   Screening & Discussion           Cambridge Public Library /Valente Bra
06/28/22  Screening & Discussion           Boston Public Library /Fields Corner
06/18/22   Screening & Discussion           Boston Public Library /Grove Hall
06/06/22  Screening & Discussion           Boston Public Library /Codman Square
05/26/22  Screening & Discussion           Boston Public Library /Jamaica Plain
03/2022   Screening & Discussion            2 life community Golda Meir
02/2022   Screening & Discussion            Simmons University 
03/2020   Screening & Discussion            NuVu Studio /Cambridge
11/2019    Screening & Discussion             Cambridge Public Library/Main

Legal Graffiti Movement

"Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art."
 -Don Miguel Ruiz

Jeremy Sobek


“Blank walls are a shared canvas and we're all artists.”   ― Carla H Krueger
Poster I
Poster II


"This program is supported in part by a grant from Cambridge Arts, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency."
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