Entries Tagged as 'Story Research'

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

A Screening! No, Wait, TWO Screenings!

We are having a couple of screenings of a ~30 minute rough cut of the film, a little bit later this month (click on image to view at 800 pixel original size):   Here is a link to download a PDF version: TGWKTM_Mailer Please feel free to email or call for details. See ya there!

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, February 24th, 2011

Rama asked me to guess how old she was…

Rama works in the little guest house my friend, Kristin, and I stayed for a few nights in Bandipur, Nepal. She cooks and cleans.  She doesn’t have all that much English and I have hardly any Nepali.  We overly “Namaste-d” to compensate— knowing if we spoke the same language we would have a lot to [...]

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Girlworld Trailer

I just read an interview with the Documentary Doctor, Fernanda Rossi about trailers and it made me feel really good about ours. The Girlworld trailer as it is now is 10 minutes of Shanta, our oldest (and I would say, most intense) subject. In these 10 minutes we see her walking home from school, doing [...]