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Girl Rising (2013)

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10x10 is a social action organization seeking educational equality for underprivileged girls across the globe. Director Richard Robbins tells the moving stories of several of these girls, with help from some of the most recognizable female voices of today.

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Cast

Anne Hathaway
as Narrator
Selena Gomez
as Narrator
Meryl Streep
as Narrator
Alicia Keys
as Narrator
Freida Pinto
as Narrator
Liam Neeson
as Narrator
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Critic Reviews for Girl Rising

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

The price of good intentions is that it looks and feels like an extended public-service announcement for goodness.

April 18, 2013 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

No one would confuse the movie with a short-story collection. But it's more ambitious and effective at blunting cynicism than most consciousness-raising efforts.

March 7, 2013 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Illuminating and ultimately hopeful, despite the horrible circumstances depicted, "Girl Rising" stands as a testament to the power of information.

March 7, 2013 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Director Richard Robbins delights in dotting his screen with bursts of color, from a shimmering orange dress to the deep purple of a pen cap, while the stories, shaped by anecdotal brevity, are often charmingly modest.

March 6, 2013 | Full Review…

'Advocacy Cinema' has found a new, strong standard-bearer in Girl Rising; one hopes it drives the forceful change needed in our global community as powerfully as it represents a creative shift in the genre.

July 13, 2014 | Full Review…

While some of the films are more successful than others, they all show the power of engagement and education, of looking at the world and its problems, as one story put it, in a way "that makes the achievable seem doable."

March 11, 2013 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Girl Rising

'Girl Rising'. Powerful, deeply moving stories (some more effective) about hopes and dreams in the developing world. A much needed perspective.

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