[rohrpost] Female graffiti writer documentary GIRL POWER screening November 21, 7 p.m. Czech Center Berlin

Natalie Gravenor gravenor at eyzmedia.de
Di Nov 15 19:02:12 CET 2016

"Girl Power“ provides astonishing insights into the unknown world of 
female graffiti artists in Prague, Europe and the rest of the world. The 
film introduces key artists and investigates their motives for asserting 
their position in the (male-dominated) scene while also telling the 
story of the graffiti art form from its first appearance as tags in 
1970s New York City.

Sany is a graffiti artist, based in Prague. She started spraying when 
she was 15. “On my way to school new graffiti names appeared every day 
along the tram line. That fascinated me. I started to draw on paper and 
then moved outdoors with my girlfriends.” The young women founded the 
Girl Power crew – and soon encountered prejudice and rejection in the 
male-dominated scene. “Go back into the kitchen,” was sprayed over one 
of their pieces. Not many women stayed in the Prague scene, and Sany 
became the last survivor. However, she knew there were lots of female 
writers in other countries and wanted to find out what kept them going. 
So she had the idea to visit all these women and make a film about them. 
Almost eight years passed until the film was completed. It premiered in 
February 2016 in Prague and screened at the One World festival there. 
Since then “Girl Power” has been invited to numerous festivals around 
the world.

This screening was organized in cooperation with One World Berlin and 
the Czech Center Berlin, with kind support by Unerhört! 
Musikfilmfestival Hamburg

After the screening Skype Q&A with Sany

Free entrance

Girl Power

CZ 2015, 85 Min., Czech w/English subtitles, Dirs: Sany, Jan Zajíček

Venue: Czech Center Berlin | Wilhelmstr. 44 | 10117 Berlin-Mitte

EYZ Media GmbH
Natalie Gravenor

Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 34
D-10178 Berlin
T. +49-30-9700 4329

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