Entries Tagged as 'Inspiration'

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Amy meets Holly Gordon, the producer of Girl Rising!

The founder of Julia Morgan School for Girls, my previous boss, my mentor, and my dear friend, Ann Clarke,  invited me to the Bay Area to sit on a panel with Holly Gordon, Executive Director of the 10×10 project and Pat Loomes, the founder of Girls Inc. These are two women I admire so much! [...]

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

RamKumar picked up our camera our first morning in the village…

and did not put it down until we left. He wore it around his neck and when he wasn’t holding it up to his eye to take a shot, he was examining what he had taken on the back. Often with ten other kids surrounding him. RamKumar is Shanta’s youngest brother. He is the second [...]

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

A new title, a different film: The Girl Who Knew Too Much

We started this project in 2008 with it being about how girls’ education is the best thing we can do in the world. We called it Girlworld. So much has happened  since then regarding the popularity of the women’s empowerment movement. Amazing people like Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn (Half the Sky) are telling that story [...]

Friday, October 14th, 2011

I think our film is a bit of an ‘Insiders Guide to Girls’ Education’

Check out this video I found on the United Nations Foundation news feed. It is about Ethiopia, but could very well be Nepal. It made me think about our film. It made me think that what we are making is sort of an ‘insiders’ guide’ to what a family has on the line when they [...]

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Filming Sarita for the Bo M. Karlsson Foundation

Besides working on our own independent documentary, Scott and I are here in Nepal filming a promotional video for the Bo M. Karlsson Foundation. This NGO is really unique in that it is providing scholarships for Nepali women to go to UNIVERSITY. There are quite a few organizations helping girls go to primary and secondary [...]