Girl Rising

Girl Rising is a groundbreaking film, directed by Academy Award® nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of 9 extraordinary 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.

Among the girls featured are Ruksana, an Indian pavement-dweller whose father sacrifices his own basic needs for his daughter's dreams, Sokha, an orphan who rises from a life in a Cambodian landfill to become a star student and accomplished dancer; and Suma, who writes songs to help her endure forced servitude in Nepal and today crusades to liberate others.

Featuring Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Selena Gomez, Liam Neeson, Priyanka Chopra, Chloe Moretz, Freida Pinto, Salma Hayek, Meryl Streep, Alicia Keys, and Kerry Washington.

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Media Type Movie
Recommended Age 13 and up
Special Features Mighty Girl Top Picks
Actors Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Selena Gomez, Liam Neeson, Priyanka Chopra
Director Richard Robbins
Studio DOCURAMA
Release Date Mar 4, 2014
Language English