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30

Jan
2015

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By Rachael Benjamin

Success at Sundance

On 30, Jan 2015 | No Comments | In News | By Rachael Benjamin

“Everything about Cartel Land is stunning” writes Adam Chitwood in his review for Collider.com.  And audiences agree – Cartel Land sold out every screening at Sundance!  Read Chitwood’s full review here and be sure to check out director/producer Matt Heineman’s interview with Men’s Journal.

23

Jan
2015

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Sundance 2015 – Cartel Land World Premiere

On 23, Jan 2015 | No Comments | In News | By Rachael Benjamin

WE MADE IT! Cartel Land premiered in competition today at ‪‎Sundance‬! See why ‪the ‎Sundance Institute calls CARTEL LAND “brilliant, dangerous, provocative.” Join our mailing list and stay up to date on news and upcoming screenings.

11

Nov
2014

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Girl Rising India

On 11, Nov 2014 | One Comment | In News | By Rachael Benjamin

Since its 2013 launch, Girl Rising has reached hundreds of millions of people around the world with the simple, powerful message that educating girls will change the world.

Now, we’re taking everything we’ve learned to a country of 1.2 billion people. Girl Rising is bringing the campaign for girls’ education to India!

To stay up to date on our Indian release and campaign launch, visit girlrising.com.

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03

Dec
2014

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We’re Sundance Bound!

On 03, Dec 2014 | No Comments | In News | By Rachael Benjamin

We are thrilled that CARTEL LAND has been selected to premiere in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. Those of you going to Sundance, check out the schedule here. The rest of you – stay tuned for information on where and when you can see it.

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10

Jun
2014

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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.

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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.

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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.

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