We are extremely proud to support Girl Rising Pakistan – an initiative to host a two week girl education advocacy and fund raising campaign through the screening of the internationally acclaimed film “Girl Rising” in December 2013.Girl Rising Pakistan is an initiative to host a two week girl education advocacy and fund raising campaign through the screening of the internationally acclaimed film “Girl Rising” in December 2013.
“Girl Rising” spotlights the stories of nine unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances. Journeying around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit, Girl Rising gives voice to the daunting challenges faced by girls navigating adolescence in much of the developing world, and demonstrates the power of education.
Directed by Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising is narrated by celebrated actresses: Cate Blanchett, Priyanka Chopra, Selena Gomez, Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keys, Chloë Moretz, Freida Pinto, Meryl Streep, and Kerry Washington. Girl Rising also features original music from Academy Award-winner Rachel Portman and Lorne Balfe.
Screening dates in Pakistan:
December 16th – 22nd in Lahore; and
December 23rd – 29th in Karachi
To find out more about Girl Rising and their campaign, check out their website here.
Watch the ‘Girl Rising’ trailer here.
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