“Siblings are the only relatives, and perhaps the only people you’ll ever know, who are with you through the entire arc of your life,” the writer Jeffrey Kluger observed to Salon in 2011, the year his book “The Sibling Effect” was published. “Your parents leave you too soon and your kids and spouse come along late, but your siblings know you when you are in your most inchoate form.”
Some call it tagging, some call it writing, still others call it bombing--it's all graffiti. Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant's historic PBS documentary STYLE WARS tracks the rise and fall of subway graffiti in New York in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Along the way, they documented the burgeoning breakdance scene, with a focus on the world-famous Rock Steady Crew.