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The movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices. Despite these obstacles, the brave girls offer hope and inspiration. By getting an education, they’re able to break barriers and create change.

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Release date: Mar 7, 2013
 
MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic material including disturbing images
 
Official website: http://girlrising.com/
 
Runtime: 101 min
 
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    Village Voice - by Andrew Schenker
    The stories, shaped by anecdotal brevity, are often charmingly modest. Only an insistence on blandly inspirational rhetoric and a series of didactic interludes threaten to reduce the film to a PSA about the plight of young women in developing countries. ...read more

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  1. Reza Rassool

    A valuable call to action for the cause of educating females in 3rd world countries. Some of the vignettes were very moving.