We are proud to announce that Girl Rising, the film at the center of the 10x10 campaign, will be released on the eve of International Women’s Day – March 7, 2013.

_Girl Rising, _from Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins with voice performances by Meryl Streep, Priyanka Chopra, Alicia Keys, Kerry Washington, Selena Gomez and other acclaimed actors, journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world.

Check out the film teaser:

Girl Rising spotlights the stories of unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances. It puts a face on the 66 million girls around the world who only dream of going to school.

What’s so exciting about the release of Girl Rising is that we are putting the POWER IN YOUR HANDS to screen the film at your local movie theater. Our partner, on-demand theater distribution platform Gathr, makes it easy for you to do so – by becoming a Movie Captain:

  • Go to Gathr.us/films/Girl-Rising  and click on the “Gathr a Screening” button.
  • Fill out the short form, including your contact information, as well as the date, time, and screening location.
  • If we can grant your screening request, you’ll be notified by email, and you’ll receive a link to your screening page.
  • Recruit your friends, family and colleagues to join you at the screening.  You can share news about it – and fill seats – by participating in our #WhereIsGirlRising social media campaign

Once enough people express support for your screening on Gathr, the screening is “tipped” and voila! You have an amazing movie on its way to you – and a theater filled with friends eager to see Girl Rising.

This is a beautiful and important film – one that stands on its own as great cinema. Yet it also carries a powerful message: if we educate girls, we can change the world.

Collective action can lead to powerful change.  So join us and Gathr a _Girl Rising _screening.

WhereIsGirlRising – make it your city!