• Friday, Nov. 5, 2021
Director Alexandra Henry's "Street Heroines" wins Best Documentary Award at Portland Film Fest
A scene from "Street Heroines"
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Street Heroines, directed by Alexandra Henry (who’s repped in the ad arena by Valiant Pictures), has won the Best Documentary Award at the 2021 Portland Film Festival. This is the highest honor in the documentary category. The Portland Film Festival viewed 4,500 films in total, accepting 350 to the festival. 

Street Heroines looks at the courage and creativity of female graffiti and street artists from around the world. From New York City, where Lady Pink and Claw $$ paved the way for female artists to use the streets as canvas, to São Paulo and Mexico City, Street Heroines gives voice to women fighting social injustice with creativity in the male-dominated subculture.

The film is additionally part of the Official Selection lineup at the In Latino Film Festival in Vilnius, Lithuania, going on until November 7thThe film will then travel to Barcelona, Spain for an in-person presentation on Sunday, December 5, at the DART Film Festival.  

Henry is an alum of SHOOT’s 2019 New Directors Showcase.

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