GIRL RISING A Powerful Film About Female Education
Norwalk Public Library and Norwalk Education Foundation (NEF) would like to inform you that the documentary Girl Rising willdebut on CNN, Sunday, June 16th at 9:00 p.m.
This documentary-narrative hybrid is about nine extraordinary girls from around the world and the opportunities afforded them by education. Each segment stars a real girl acting out an episode from her own life. The scripts were written by novelists from the girls' home countries—Afghanistan, Cambodia, Haiti, Peru—to name a few. Actresses Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Kerry Washington andothers narrate the film.
This is a non-traditional model, but a film you won't want to miss!