FREE Film screening: Girl Rising comes to Rich Mix for one-off on Monday July 15th

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Intel in association with 10 x 10 presents a one-off FREE screening of Girl Rising at Rich Mix on Monday, July 15 from 6:45 onwards. To attend you need to RSVP on girlrisingrsvp@vice.com

Girl Rising, Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins’ new feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education is coming to Rich Mix for a special one night only FREE screening on Monday 15th July.

Telling the story of girls around the world striving to improve their education, Girl Rising hosts a narration cast of Hollywood’s most respected luminaries including Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek, Anne Hathaway, Chloë Moretz and Priyanka Chopra.

The film is the centrepiece of the 10×10 campaign- a global movement to educate and empower girls. Subjects have been filmed around the globe from Cambodia, Peru, India and Afghanistan, all united by a desire to further their access to education. 10×10 is proud to be working together with Intel Corporation, the founding strategic partner of the campaign, to deliver a simple truth: educate a girl and you will change the world.

“Girl Rising is about the formative impact education can have on a girl’s life,” said director, Richard E. Robbins. “Girl Rising’s nine stories represent millions of girls who deserve to go to school, but can’t.”

Rich Mix will host this FREE screening on Monday 15th July at 6.45pm. 10×10 ambassador and performance artist Azure Antoinette will be speaking at free tech festival ‘Experience Intel’ in Spitalfields Market over the preceding weekend (12th-14th July) about her involvement in this unique campaign.

To attend you need to RSVP on girlrisingrsvp@vice.com

About 10X10
10×10 was founded by award-winning journalists at The Documentary Group and Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions, along with strategic partner, Intel Corporation. 10×10 is built on a foundation of partnerships with NGOs, corporations, policy makers, and grassroots organizations — all working to change minds, lives, and policy. 10×10’s coalition of NGO partners include a high-impact network of champions and leaders in girls’ education. These organizations provide life-changing services to girls every day, and are among the best practitioners of their kind. 10×10’s film, Girl Rising, has been acquired by CNN Films and will be broadcast on CNN in the summer of 2013.

About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the Founder and Editor of FAD magazine Founder and co-publisher Art of Conversation and founder of the platform @worldoffad

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