Andre the Giant Has a Posse

Andre the Giant Has a Posse


This seventeen-minute documentary, directed by Helen Strickler, details the origins and meanings (or lack thereof) behind the guerrilla art campaign that put the face of Andre the Giant on stop signs, billboards, and walls all over the world. It all started in a Providence skateboard shop...

Screenshot: Governor's State Room
Andre stickers all over Providence, 2000-2011.

A brief opening scene takes place in the parking lot of Atlantic Mills in Olneyville. The interview scenes with Shepard Fairey take place in his print shop, Alternate Graphics, formerly located at 410 Angel Street. Providence-based puppet troupe Big Nazo also makes an appearance.

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