Entries Tagged as 'Our goals'

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! [...]

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 [...]

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

NonFiction Media goes to Singapore for the UNIFEM Film Festival

That’s right! Somebody pinch me!  I was invited by UNIFEM (United Nation Development Fund for Women) to present at their Empowering Women Film Festival. Besides presenting at the film festival on Saturday, I will also be showing our film and leading discussions at four different schools tomorrow. I am so excited! As I was waiting [...]

Monday, February 21st, 2011

What is the story? We return to Nepal.

I am trying so hard to figure out what this story is about. There is one. There is a big one. And it is about women and their struggle for empowerment in this complicated, changing-too-quickly-for-it’s-own-good world. This is what I have done in one week and two days: I have filmed over 10 hours (not [...]