Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls’ remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice.
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|All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,101-8,200)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 11,001-11,100)
|All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800)
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||March 7th, 2013 (Limited) by Gathr Films|
||March 4th, 2014 by Docurama Video|
||PG-13 for thematic material including disturbing images.|
||vs. The Diary of a Teenage Girl|
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||Voiceover/Narration, Agitprop, Arranged Marriage, Slavery, Child Abuse, African-American, Sex Crimes, Kidnap, Intertitle, Poverty, Orphan, Segments, Animated Sequences, Prostitution, Digital Cinematography|
|Source:||Based on Real Life Events|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
||Vulcan Productions, 10x10, Intel, The Documentary Group, CNN Films, Gathr |
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March 5th, 2014
The winner of our Don't Not Stop contest was determined and it is...
March 3rd, 2014
This week there are a couple massive releases on the home market. 12 Years a Slave just earned the Best Picture Oscar, so it's the perfect time to release it on DVD or Blu-ray. The biggest release of the week is The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, but it doesn't come out on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack till Friday, so I will get the review online in a couple of days. On the flip side, those two releases seem to have scared away most of the competition, because there's almost nothing else worth talking about. (There's an exercise video in the top five new releases on Amazon.com. That almost never happens.) As for the Pick of the Week, it's 12 Years a Slave on Blu-ray. It's not the only release coming out on Tuesday that's worth buying. I recommend picking up Girl Rising on DVD as well, while Venture Bros.: Season Five on DVD or Blu-ray is also worth the money.
March 3rd, 2014
Girl Rising is a documentary that opened last March. Its opening weekend per theater average was only mixed, but it stuck around in theaters long enough to top $1 million. That's a great run for a documentary. Is it also one of the better documentaries I've seen during the past year?
February 21st, 2014
February ends with two wide releases, Son of God and Non-Stop. Son of God is a real wildcard and it could tap into the churchgoing demographic and become a surprise hit. On the other hand, since it is just a re-cut of a TV mini-series that its target audience got to see for free last year, it could flop. Non-Stop is much more likely to be the big hit of the weekend and should finally end The LEGO Movie's reign on top. I'm not sure where it will fit with the other Liam Neeson early year movies, but it should be the number one film during its opening weekend, making it the clear choice for the target film for this week's box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for Non-Stop.
Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), regardless if they go over or not, will win a copy of Girl Rising on DVD.
Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay!
February 19th, 2014
The winner of our Between a Rocky and a Hard Place contest were determined and it is...
February 11th, 2014
The winners of our Wings and a Prayer contest were determined and they are...
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