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  • ... by the Taliban because she talked about education for girls . But she's far from the only young hero out there. " Girl Rising " tells the powerful stories of nine young women from nine ... with Val and Madeleine to talk about his inspirational film . You can follow the film on Twitter at ...
  • ... Barbara Rick working on what was to become the first film in the “ Girls of Daraja” documentary series (Watch all ... California for a historic cultural exchange. The film shows the arc of the girls ’ growth. For example, viewers are ...
  • ... Rick highlight this Link Voices episode. “Girls of Daraja” - Daraja Academy is a revolutionary idea, a secondary ... Girls : Powerful Beyond Measure” - This third film documents an historic cultural exchange with high schools in ...
  • ... most people, murder is a plotline or a movie genre, at most a chilling but compelling headline that ... sometimes against its will, among other gray headlines in the sea of daily news. This changes when murder happens to you, or to ... constantly about the crap and misery going on in the world , starting with our own workplace; Lily was hardly shielded from that ...
  • Five teenage girls from five countries show us how rewarding it can be to swim against the tide. In Bangladesh, Peru, Jordan, India and Kenya, each one of the five young women are an inspiration to others because they decided to ...
  • ... to sexual assault on college campuses. Her recent L.A. solo show , paired the performance artist with her robotic ... as spectator than as participant. “They apprehend the whole room, get really anxious that I'm here and not talking to them because ... up for our newsletter to get unique arts & culture stories and videos from across Southern California in your inbox. Also, ...
  • ... in many ways captured a dominant aspect of 1980s SoCal adolescence. "Fast Times" was one of two Hollywood films from ... or "saving the day," as one writer has noted. Television shows like MTV's "Sixteen and Pregnant" reassert this cultural ...
  • A luncheon celebrating weighty women in L.A. had a menu of discussion ... as fantasy and feels more like a replacement for the real world . I know that food, fashion, et al is L.A. magazine's bread and butter; ... American community, appear every Thursday on KCET's SoCal Focus blog. Read all her posts here. ...
  • This third film documents an historic cultural exchange with high schools in ... journey to the U.S. for the first time, sharing powerful stories about the impact of girlseducation worldwide. Watch the other films about Daraja ...
  • ... Nights, and the Ramones. The Scandelles started playing shows around Southern California, giving the girls their first taste of ... have many dreams--international tours, collaborations with film makers, their own jewelry and clothing lines--and I have no doubt they ...

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