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Girl Rising

Monday May 06 | 7:00pm

please only RSVP if you are a student (13yo+), parent, teacher or school administrator. TWO screening options: 12:30PM OR 7:00PM. newportFILM is offering this FREE screening of the powerful documentary GIRL RISING for students (13yo+), parents, teachers & administrators ONLY. This event is part of newportFILM's YOUTH outreach program. This film is rated PG-13 due to the thematic material including disturbing images reflecting facts of life around the world.

Jane Pickens (JPT)

"Illuminating and ultimately hopeful, despite the horrible circumstances depicted, "Girl Rising" stands as a testament to the power of information." - Lost Angeles Times

"Girl Rising places a particularly important and timely emphasis on education and its life-changing effects... there’s certainly no denying the vital importance of its inspirational message." - The Hollywood Reporter

a groundbreaking film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of 9 extriordinary girls from 9 countries, written by 9 celebrated writers and narrated by 9 renowned actresses. Girl Rising showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. 

Run time: USA / 101 min / PG-13
Director(s): Richard Robbins