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Sep
2013

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By Jessie Fairbanks

Girl Rising celebrates International Day of the Girl!

On 26, Sep 2013 | No Comments | In News | By Jessie Fairbanks

The DocGroup’s Girl Rising, a feature film, a global action campaign, and a free school curriculum (for upper elementary through high school students), celebrates International Day of the Girl on October 11.

IDG is a UN observance promoting awareness of and action on girls’ rights issues. Girl Rising will celebrate with more than 1,000 events around the world, including screenings, conferences, fundraisers and more. For more information, click here.

Girl Rising aired multiple times in over 200 countries around the world reaching millions and millions of people. The film and campaign promote a powerful message: Educate Girls. Change the World.

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Jul
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By Jessie Fairbanks

The Documentary Goup Nominated for an Emmy and Clarion Award Winner!

On 11, Jul 2013 | No Comments | In Awards, News | By Jessie Fairbanks

FRONTLINE: Climate Of Doubt has been nominated for an 2013 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Continuing Coverage category. Congratulations to John Hockenberry, Catherine Upin, Mandana Mofidi, Chad Ervin, Tim Grucza, Brian Taylor and the rest of the crew.   Click here to find out more about Climate of Doubt. 

Search and Seizure: Mapp v Ohio, the most recently released film in The Constitution Project series, has been named a winner of the Association for Women in Communication’s Clarion Award.  It will be presented on Oct. 19th at the AWC’s National Conference. Be sure to check out  Search and Seizure: Mapp v Ohio. 

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Sep
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By Jessie Fairbanks

Happy 226th birthday U.S. Constitution!

On 17, Sep 2013 | No Comments | In News | By Jessie Fairbanks

Today is Constitution Day, created to commemorate the 226th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.

To learn more about this central document, and the ideas and struggles that shaped it, click here to check out DocGroup’s ongoing series The Constitution Project. Produced in partnership with the Annenberg Foundation, this award-winning series strives to teach American students about the Constitution through innovative storytelling and landmark Supreme Court cases.

17

Sep
2013

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By Jessie Fairbanks

September 2013 – Girl Rising curriculum released!

On 17, Sep 2013 | One Comment | In News | By Jessie Fairbanks

The DocGroup’s project Girl Rising, already a feature film and a global action campaign, is now a free school curriculum for upper elementary through high school students.

The film and campaign promote a powerful truth: educating girls in the developing world is transformative. In collaboration with the Pearson Foundation, Girl Rising brings this message to the classroom, with lesson plans based around the stories of the film’s heroines.

The film, has been seen by more than 205 million people, in theaters, on television and in private screenings across the globe. Click here for more.

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Jul
2013

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By Jessie Fairbanks

Girl Rising celebrates International Day of the Girl!

On 17, Jul 2013 | No Comments | In News | By Jessie Fairbanks

Girl Rising tells the stories of nine incredible girls across the globe and the power of education to change the world.  Narrated by Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek and others, Girl Rising has been seen by nearly 150,000 people so far. It’s more than a film: it’s a movement. Girl Rising affirms that educating girls in the developing world can transform families, communities, and entire countries.

Join Girl Rising on October 11, 2013. Celebrate International Day of the Girl by screening all or part of the film with friends, family or colleagues. Find out more here.

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May
2013

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By Daphne

Into Harm’s Way Premieres Memorial Day Weekend!

On 16, May 2013 | 2 Comments | In News | By Daphne

Into Harm’s Way, a feature documentary and first person chronicle, is an honest and often painful look at the shadow war casts long after the guns have fallen silent, and at how the Vietnam War in particular continues to occupy an unsettled place in the American psyche. Click here to check your local PBS listings to find out when you can watch!

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Jun
2013

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By Sarah Fournier

Girl Rising aires on CNN June 16th!

On 10, Jun 2013 | No Comments | In News | By Sarah Fournier

Girl Rising, which premiered theatrically in March,  made its domestic television debut on CNN June 16th and its international television debut on CNN June 22nd.  The film tells the stories of girls across the globe and the power of education to change the world.  It features voice performances from Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Salma Hayak, and Cate Blanchette, among others.  Find out more here.

09

Jan
2013

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By Daphne

Bring Girl Rising to a Theater Near You!

On 09, Jan 2013 | No Comments | In News | By Daphne

Girl Rising, the groundbreaking film at the center of the 10×10 campaign, is slated for theatrical release in March, but it’s up to YOU to get it to your local theater. Using Gathr, an innovative new platform for theatrical distribution, you are able to request a screening in your area, recruit your friends to come, and see Girl Rising in your home town! Learn how!