A Family Planning Film Fundraiser: Girl Rising Ticket
Family Planning is hosting a film screening of Girl Rising to raise awareness of the impact of education on girls’ and women’s health and lives.
It will be held on Tuesday 10 October, the day before International Day of the Girl Child.
The movie tells the stories of nine girls from nine countries: (Sierra Leone, Haiti, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Peru, Egypt, Nepal, India and Cambodia).
Each girl had her story written by a writer from her country and voiced by renowned actors. Their stories reflect their struggles to overcome societal or cultural barriers to education.
Proceeds from the event will help support Family Planning to provide young people with better access to services and information.
- Tuesday 10 October
- Doors open 6pm, film screening at 6:30pm
- Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington
- Running time 1hr 41min
“The Most Powerful Film You’ll See This Year” – Huffington Post