The Radiant Child (Trailer)


Tamra Davis, who’d become friends with the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, filmed a 20 minute interview with him back in 1986. The interview is the focal point of The Radiant Child, an 88 minute film she did about his life. Basquiat’s childhood introduction to art by his mother, his teenaged years tagging trains and his rise to become the first blue chip Black artist are all covered in the movie. Click here to see where it’s playing.