January 11, 2014
English (and subtitles)
Girl Rising is a groundbreaking feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to transform societies. The film presents the remarkable stories of nine girls from around the world, told by celebrated writers and voiced by renowned actors. Through powerful storytelling, a simple, critical truth is delivered to the audience: "Educate Girls and You Will Change the World."
Meet the extraordinary girls featured in the film and watch the film's trailer here.
"Girl Rising" is recommended for an audience of grade 6 and above.
Sewickley Academy's Girl Up Club hosted a fair and fundraiser reception after the film, where $821 was raised for the Girl Up Foundation to help give every girl the opportunity to become educated, healthy, safe, counted, and positioned to be the next generation of leaders.