Girl Rising at Laemmle Playhouse 7

Mar 28, 2013

012313-girls-rising-623Around the world, millions of girls face barriers to education that boys do not. And, yet, when you educate a girl, you can break cycles of poverty in just one generation. (10×10 press release)

Academy award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins’ Girl Rising spotlights stories of unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances.

Stories of individual girls from Peru, Haiti, Egypt, Sierra Leone, and Afghanistan (among others) are illustrated on the big screen with narration by such actresses as Meryl Streep, Alicia Keyes, Kate Blanchett, Salma Hayek, and Anne Hathaway.

Girls Rising debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

A minimum number of tickets must be sold to reach the threshold to have a screening on April 8th.

If this worldwide issue is of interest to you, please visit and help support this important documentary.

Girl Rising
Monday, April 8th, 7:30 p.m.
Laemmle Playhouse 7, 673 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena
Tickets: $10, click HERE to purchase

Watch Official Trailer:

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