Part of International Development Week!
130 million girls around the world are missing from classrooms.
The film, Girl Rising, spotlights the unforgettable true stories of 9 girls living in the developing world, striving beyond circumstance and overcoming nearly insurmountable odds to achieve their dreams. Directed by Academy Award Nominee, Richard E. Robbins, written by acclaimed female writers, and voiced by acclaimed actresses including Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, Anne Hathaway and more, Girl Rising proves that one girl with courage is a revolution.
Join us at 945 St.George Blvd on Tuesday Feb 5th at 7pm for a screening of this incredible film and be part of the discussion and refreshments to following the film. Learn more about the challenges girls face to access their education and how organizations like World Vision and ACIC are working to improve access to girls education globally.
Watch the Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=81x6mYNxqzU
This event is brought to you by ACIC (Atlantic Council for International Cooperation) and World Vision Canada.
This event is open to the public, free of charge, and will not be raising funds.
Seating is limited, so please reserve your seat here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdtuiE2dFDPJnqTYjnuys7js8OLuG6cp4CjvCI4EdGLUtn 9g/viewform?usp=sf_link
Time: Doors open at 6:45pm / film starts at 7:00pm
Cost: Admission is free
Tickets: Reserve your seat here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdtuiE2dFDPJnqTYjnuys7js8OLuG6cp4CjvCI4EdGLUtnz9g/viewform?usp=sf_link
Girl Rising/ Meet the girls: https://girlrising.org/meet-the-girls
Atlantic Council For International Cooperation: https://www.acic-caci.org/
World Vision Canada: https://www.worldvision.ca/