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Day 5 – High 5 Girl Champions

This year, as we celebrate the 5th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl, Women and Girls Lead Global is all about fives!

On Oct 5th we will #High5 the amazing people, organizations and institutions working to bring girls voices into the spotlight, and we want you to celebrate with us! Tell us why you think girls’ voices are important, and who has helped you amplify your voice. Honor the gender equality champions you admire: #High5 the organizations, role models, and girl heroes that inspire you!girl_connected_1080x1080

In honor of this momentous 5th IDG, and the critical 5th Sustainable Development Goal for Gender Equality, Women and Girls Lead Global is also excited to release the first peek at a beautiful new film about girls: #GirlConnected. Don’t miss the premiere of 5 mini docs about 5 amazing girls from 5 different countries. Truly #Bingeworthy! Like so many girl heroes around the world, these 5 girls are fighting for the rights of all girls to grow into healthy, educated, empowered women.

Girls’ voices are a crucial part of the world’s future, and they are stronger together! Bring your voice to the conversation. Join @womengirlslead for today’s Twitter Chat, 12-2pm ET! #High5 #GirlConnected #IDG2016 #11DaysofAction

Wonder Women!

Unknown-7What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than by watching Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines! The documentary film originally premiered on Independent Lens and is available until March 31st for the #SheDocs online Film Festival.

What is your superpower? Celebrate Women’s History Month and tell us what you think of the film.

Watch. Learn. Share. Celebrate.

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The Revolutionary Optimists

Unknown-4“If you want to start any type of change, start it with the children.” Don’t miss The Revolutionary Optimists, an incredible documentary about child activists bringing about change in their communities.

Get inspired, create change, and share the message! Watch the film today.

Together, we can change the world.

 

Not Another Word

not_another_word-full-thumb-mediumNot Another Word is an intimate portrait of three generations of women in a Middle Eastern family with deeply conflicted values. It is part of a collection of short films exploring international stories made for and by women.

Watch the trailer and the film for free until March 31st in the #SheDocs Film Festival.

 

Kind Hearted Woman

Unknown-3Can you heal from the wounds of abuse? Kind Hearted Woman follows one single mother’s intimate journey to find hope and a better life for her family.

Originally premiering on Frontline and Independent Lens, this fan-favorite is available as part of the #SheDocs online film festival for Women’s History Month.

Watch the trailer.

Enjoy the film.

Spread the word.

Interrupt the Violence

Unknown-2Originally premiering on Frontline, “The Interrupters” is the story of three ‘violence interrupters’ including the amazing Ameena Matthews, who with bravado, humility, and even humor works to protect communities from the violence.

Watch the trailer.

Enjoy the film.

Share the message of change.

Half of Her

Unknown-1Half of Her tells the courageous story of Mei in New York City. Mei gives birth in Chinatown and when her father discovers that the baby is a girl, he tried to force Mei to abandon her.

This film is part of a special Women and Girls Lead collection of international stories made for and by women.

Watch the trailer.

See the film.

Share Mei’s story.

Girls Hour on SheDocs

UnknownOver-crowded schools. Teen pregnancy. Pressure to contribute to family finances.

The Graduates: Girls Hour explores the dropout crisis from the perspective of three Latinas who are having a say in their own futures. Share their struggles and triumphs as they become the leaders of tomorrow.

This is the story of graduates who will make up America’s future.

Watch the trailer.

Enjoy the film.

Spread the word!

It’s a Girl’s World

images-1What happens when a woman does a “man’s job”? Find out in our 4th film in the #SheDocs online film festival: Good Country People.

The film follows Blossom Edwards, who is forced to take over for her uncle’s taxicab position to support her family in Spanish Town, Jamaica – one of the oldest and poorest rural communities in the country.

Watch the trailer.

Share Blossom‘s journey.