Street Heroines is an award-winning 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.
Street Heroines captures the spirit of determined women from across the Americas, as they endeavor to overcome sexism through public art. With authentic vérité storytelling woven between an interview-driven narrative and historical anecdotes from pioneering artists including Lady Pink, Claw Money, Nina Pandolfo, Swoon, Lady Aiko, iconic graffiti photographer Martha Cooper, among others, Street Heroines is the first-of-its-kind documentary to capture the collective outcry of female street artists. A bastion of female empowerment, Street Heroines gives visibility to fearless artists who create their own opportunities in the name of women’s rights and the celebration of cultural identity.
Now, in the wake of #MeToo and Time’s Up, there is no time more relevant for a film that exposes the struggles of female artists worldwide and situates them within the global conversation.A bastion of female empowerment, Street Heroines gives visibility to fearless artists who create their own opportunities in the name of women’s rights, gender and economic equality, increased accessibility to the arts, and the celebration of cultural identity.