If you are free on Thursday March 7 at 7:30pm, come to Old Orchard, for a screening of a new major motion picture,” Girl Rising”. It is at the center of a global campaign to educate and empower girls. It’s by an Academy Award nominated director (Richard Robbins) and features performances from Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keys and others.
This beautiful and important film tells the stories of 9 remarkable girls from around the world, who are striving beyond circumstance, pushing past limits and demonstrating the extraordinary strength of the human spirit to overcome the odds. Yet it also carries a powerful message: if we educate girls, we can change the future of some 66 million girls around the world who today only dream of going to school.
NOTE: Tickets must be reserved in advance: http://gathr.us/screening/1160
THIS SCREENING WILL ONLY HAPPEN IF 100 TICKET(S) ARE RESERVED BY 12:00AM ON FEBRUARY 28. If the minimum number of reservations is not met, the screening does not take place and nobody is charged.
Check out the movie trailer: http://girlrising.