Local Resident Brings ‘Girl Rising ‘to Freehold
‘Girl Rising’ will play at the Freehold AMC Loews Metroplex on March 25. The film is from Academy Award-Nominated Director Richard E. Robbins and is considered a global movement to educate girls.
A local resident is looking to help educate area girls at the Freehold movie theatre with a new film.
‘Girl Rising’ is a film that spotlights the stories of nine unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Richard E. Robbins and narrated by actors Cate Blanchett, Priyanka Chopra, Selena Gomez, Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keys, Chloë Moretz, Liam Neeson, Freida Pinto, Meryl Streep, and Kerry Washington, the movie is apart of the campaign to educate and empower girls from 10x10. Through the efforts of Freehold resident, Susu Garcia and other organizers, ‘Girls Rising’ will be screening the film ‘at Freehold AMC Loews Metroplex on March 25.
“I believe in the power of education to change not only a girl, but the world,” said Garcia. “By bringing ‘Girl Rising’ to Freehold, I am showing our community a beautiful film that demonstrates the impact education can have on girls’ lives around the globe. Together we can be part of a revolution that gets girls into school.”
So far, 102 people have reserved tickets to see 'Girl Rising' in Freehold. There are 98 more tickets available for the March 25 screening. To reserve your tickets, click here.
“Girl Rising is about the world-changing power of educating girls,” said Holly Gordon, Executive Director of 10x10. “I am incredibly moved by the hundreds of individuals, businesses and organizations who have stepped up to bring this important film to movie theaters and communities around the country. ‘Girl Rising’ is the centerpiece of our global campaign, and these organizers are the foundation. Together, they are driving to transform change one community at a time.”
A portion of ‘Girl Rising’ ticket sales will go to support girls’ programs around the world through the 10x10 Fund for Girls’ Education.