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In 1976 Al Diaz and Jean Michel Basquiat became fast friends at City As High School in New York. Together they created SAMO©, the street tag that would change the course of their lives forever. With a high-powered music track, Artist and graffiti legend, Al Diaz recounts this gritty coming-of-age story and lands us in the here and now with his poignant messages and hard-won wisdom.

“AL DIAZ: LIKE A BOMB” won Best Documentary at the 2022 Film Crash Film Festival in Santa Monica and Latino International Film Expo in Chicago. It continues to be presented at other film festivals and venues both locally and internationally.

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