About the Film

From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls’ remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice.
Click here to meet the girls.

Host a Screening

Want to show the film to your friends, colleagues, or school? Millions have experienced Girl Rising around the world. Bring the film to your community by hosting a screening. Click below to learn more about screening options and next steps!

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Want to screen the film, but have a few questions? Find your answer with our Screenings FAQs.

Looking for downloadable resources for your screening? Explore the Girl Rising Screening Toolkit.

If you are planning to host a fundraiser associated with a Girl Rising event please register here.

Buy the DVD

Bring the stories of Girl Rising to your home by purchasing the film. Watching Girl Rising is a great way to raise visibility for girls, spread the word, gain knowledge, and give the movement personal meaning.

The Home Edition DVD is now available for order! Your purchase fuels the Girl Rising movement and helps us spread the message that educating girls will change the world.

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*If you are located in a non-english speaking country please click here for the International Digital Download

Please note that the individual purchase price does not grant public performance rights, including classroom screenings. It is for private home viewing purposes only. If you would like to host a screening outside of your home, please visit our screenings page for more information.

We’re changing the game with ENGAGE.

In partnership with USAID, Girl Rising: ENGAGE is bringing the film to India, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Nigeria. We’re working to localize the film by adding subtitles, re-dubbing with local stars, and much more!

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Watch Senna's Story

Meet Senna, Girl Rising’s fearless champion from Peru. Now you can see her chapter of the film plus exciting new footage from Senna’s life today and a behind-the-scenes chat with renowned writer Marie Arana.

Join our community today – then watch and share Senna’s amazing story!