Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams.
The film includes stories from Egypt, Afghanistan, Nepal, India, Sierra Leone, Haiti,
Peru, Ethiopia and Cambodia, written by acclaimed female writers and voiced by some of the
world’s finest actors including, Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway,
Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Freida Pinto, Priyanka Chopra.
Discussion afterwards with Cate Browning, a member of the film crew.