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10

Jun
2014

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By Rachael Benjamin

Update: #BringBackOurGirls

On 10, Jun 2014 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Rachael Benjamin

It has been nearly two months since gunmen stormed a school in Chibok, Nigeria and abducted more than 200 girls. They are still missing.

The DocGroup’s Girl Rising has been at the forefront of the call to action, activating a social media call to #BringBackOurGirls. To date, Girl Rising has raised $25,000+ for girls’ education in Nigeria, with funds going to KIND, a non-profit based in Lagos.

We will continue to alert our supporters of major updates relating to the missing girls and the search efforts. Read more…

09

Jun
2014

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Awards Update

On 09, Jun 2014 | No Comments | In News | By Rachael Benjamin

The good news keeps coming for The DocGroup’s Constitution Project! The Right to Remain Silent: Miranda v. Arizona received four more awards this past week. The film was honored with CINDY Awards for Editing, Direction and Achievement. Miranda v. Arizona also received a Silver Screen Award from the US International Film and Video Awards.

Congratulations to our hardworking team.

All films in The Constitution Project series are available to watch online.

Read more…

09

Jun
2014

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Bring GR home & to the classroom!

On 09, Jun 2014 | No Comments | In News | By Rachael Benjamin

Bring the stories of Girl Rising to your home or classroom by purchasing the film. Share the stories of nine unforgettable girls and their personal journeys with your friends, family, or students.

Your purchase fuels the Girl Rising movement and helps us spread the message that educating girls will change the world.

Both the Home DVD and the Educator’s Edition are now available through our online store.

Read more…

07

May
2014

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#BringBackOurGirls #GirlRising

On 07, May 2014 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Rachael Benjamin

It has been three weeks since gunmen stormed a school in Chibok, Nigeria and abducted more than 200 girls. They are still missing.

The DocGroup’s Girl Rising has been at the forefront of the call to action, activating a social media call to #BringBackOurGirls. Along with Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls initiative, GR co-hosted a Google hang-out for 1500+ live viewers on 5/6 and has announced a fundraising partnership with Catapult – 100% of donations go to the Emergency Project for Girls’ Education.

For information on how to donate or take action now, go to: http://bit.ly/1qaURol.

Read more…

21

May
2014

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Search and Seize-d More Awards!

On 21, May 2014 | No Comments | In Awards, News | By Rachael Benjamin

The good news continues for The Constitution Project! Search and Seizure: Mapp v. Ohio has received the 2014 CINE Special Jury Award. This morning, CINE announced that our film was selected as the best Digital Short Documentary from all 2013 submissions and Golden Eagle Award recipients.

Another round of applause for the team. Let’s keep ‘em coming!

16

May
2014

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The Right to Remain Silent wins two more awards

On 16, May 2014 | No Comments | In Awards, News, Uncategorized | By Rachael Benjamin

We’ve just heard that The Right to Remain Silent: Miranda v. Arizona, the most recent film in the Constitution Project series, has been named the winner of two awards this season: an Award of Merit at the Best Shorts Competition, and a Platinum Award at the Hermes Creative Awards, given to those entries judged to be among the most outstanding in the competition.

A big congratulations to our Constitution Project team, who are hard at work on the series’ next set of films.

Click here to learn more and watch the full film online.

18

Feb
2014

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Homeland Confusion in DC

On 18, Feb 2014 | No Comments | In News, Uncategorized | By Rachael Benjamin

Homeland Confusion premiered on Capitol Hill last week for former and current Congressional and homeland security officials.

Produced for the Annenberg Public Policy Center, the film examines a key unfulfilled recommendation of the 9/11 Commission: streamlining Congressional oversight of homeland security. Homeland Confusion exposes how Congressional inaction has left the US more vulnerable to terrorist threats and fragmented authority hinders the department’s core mission – keeping Americans safe.

Learn more about the film here.

18

Feb
2014

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Girl Rising Home Edition DVD is here

On 18, Feb 2014 | No Comments | In News, Uncategorized | By Rachael Benjamin

After months of anticipation, the Girl Rising Home Edition DVD is now available  to order! Bring home the stories of nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world and fighting for their right to be educated.

Purchase the DVD or download the film today!

And don’t forget the Educator’s Edition. It includes exclusive video content and a comprehensive Teacher’s Guide designed for upper elementary, middle and high school, and university levels.

Order here!