24 February 2017
South East Dorset Green Party Women's Group invites to you join them in watching 'Girl Rising'. This film tells the unforgettable stories of nine girls living in the developing world, striving beyond circumstance and overcoming nearly insurmountable odds to achieve their dreams.
It tells a powerful story about the benefits of educating and empowering young women. We have chosen this film as it promotes issues which are at the heart of the Green Party's core values.
Girl Rising is a global campaign for girls’ education and empowerment, using the power of
storytelling to change the way the world sees and values girls. They will expand their efforts around the globe where unleashing the full potential of girls will result in improved health, prosperity and stability for everyone.
The feature film includes stories from Egypt, Afghanistan, Nepal, India, Sierra Leone, Haiti, Peru, Ethiopia and Cambodia, written by acclaimed female writers and voiced by some of the world’s finest actors including, Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Freida Pinto, Priyanka Chopra.
Tickets £6 are available from The Lighthouse Box Office
See the trailer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJsvklXhYaE
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