Women are Heroes // A film by JR

The 2011 TED Award recipient, JR, is rolling out with a documentary film about the work that landed him the prestigious award. Due to hit French theaters January 12, 2011, JR’s film titled, Women are Heroes, looks into the lives of the women that JR documented through portraiture, and transformed them into large pieces of art that he decorated the landscape of the poverty-stricken and war-torn regions throughout Africa and India.

EK featured JR previously several months ago. Be sure to check out JR’s work, if you haven’t. (JR TED Award, JR TED Award Part II)