Girl Rising Is A Must See

Published On April 18, 2013 | By Christa Schueler | Cafe Mom, Education, Movies, Women

Girl Rising is a documentary which tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face heartbreaking, unjust and formidable situations due to poverty, cultural conventions and unfortunate circumstances.  Using inner strength, unbreakable spirit and sheer will, most of these girls are overcoming difficult obstacles through education and sometimes support from unexpected places.  Narrated by actresses such as Meryl Streep, Selena Gomez and Kerry Washington, Girl Rising brings awareness to the plight of young girls and women who just want to pursue their hopes and dreams.

Girl Rising is will be in theaters tomorrow at selected theaters:

Regal Colonnade 14

8880 South Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, NV

1:20‎  ‎4:10‎  ‎7:00‎  ‎10:00pm‎

4111 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, NV

11:50am‎  ‎2:30‎  ‎5:10‎  ‎7:50‎  ‎10:30pm‎

9400 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV


The film is rated PG 13 due to disturbing images.  Please visit the Girl Rising website to get more information about this film.

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About The Author

UNLV graduate, wife, mother of three, blogger and aspiring novelist, Christa Schueler brings her writing, editing and research skills to Recess. As an advocate for education and health reform and a 25 year Las Vegas resident, Christa understands the need for providing a platform and a "voice" for women in Southern Nevada. Despite Las Vegas being one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Christa has seen continual lack of community connection and strives to change that. Now, she's joined the sandbox revolution!

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