Las Muralistas: Our Walls, Our Stories is a 25-minute documentary film directed by Javier Briones and edited by Claudia Escobar, in partnership with SFMOMA. The film features voices of women artists and muralists whose works cover the walls of San Francisco’s Mission District. Beginning in the 1970’s, the Mission Muralism Movement marked the beginning of a tradition of activism, expression, and community building through public art, which continues today. Hear from artists Juana Alicia, Smokie Arce, Susan Cervantes, Elaine Chu, Priya Handa, Yolanda López, Consuelo Méndez, Irene Perez, Patricia Rodriguez and more on their experience as artists, the impact of femmes in the movement and the collective effort to make space for future generations of muralistas.
Directed by Javier Briones (USA)