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Street Heroines

Produced by Jordan Noël Hawkes
The courage and creativity of female graffiti and street artists.

Overview

Genre
Arts, Social Issues, Contemporary Issues, Culture, and History
Synopsis

Street Heroines is a feature-length documentary celebrating the courage and creativity of women who despite their lack of recognition have been an integral part of the graffiti and street art movement since the beginning. Authentic vérité storytelling woven between an interview-driven narrative, Street Heroines juxtaposes the personal experiences of three emerging Latina artists from New York City, Mexico City, and São Paulo as they navigate a male-dominated subculture to establish artistic identities within chaotic urban landscapes.

Punctuated by historical anecdotes from pioneering artists Lady Pink, Claw Money, Nina Pandolfo, Swoon, Lady Aiko, iconic graffiti photographer Martha Cooper, and others, Street Heroines is the first-of-its-kind documentary to capture the collective outcry of female street artists from around the world, shining a light on their mission for creative expression and their endeavors overcome sexism through art.

Stage
finished
Running time
7, 18 or 70 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Valiant Pictures
Country
United States
Years of Production
2016 - 2021
Locations
New York City, Mexico City, São Paulo
Prod. Partners
Valiant Pictures

Distribution Details

Release year
2021
Awards
Portland Film Festival, Best Documentary, Telling Our Stories ( The Wrap, STARZ)
Language
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Subtitles
English, Spanish, Portuguese, French

Photos

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