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Guest Post :: INTRODUCING Jill S!

We have been casting about here for someone–or a few someones–to help us get the word out about our film. And we found someone!

Girlworld, meet Jill; Jill, Girlworld. Jill will post here from time to time, and is helping a lot with Facebook and Twitter and figuring out and staying on top of all that stuff.

We are thrilled

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

We Are Looking For A Couple of Interns!

The Girl Who Knew Too Much is officially looking for interns.

We need one ambitious somebody to help with marketing/outreach, and another to help with production/postproduction.

Please feel free to view and download the linked PDF files (linked below) and forward them to anyone you think might be interested.

We can’t pay in money, but I promise we’ll make it

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 send a girl to school

Bo M. Karlsson Video

This is the other project we were working on last time we were in Nepal– a piece for the Bo M. Karlsson foundation to use for fundraising. It was an amazing experience working with them. The founder, Sonnia Karlsson, created the foundation in the name of her late husband who loved to do good in the world. After this

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 in line at customs tonight

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 school, but BMKF is

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

Radio & Video (Amy’s a Star!)

Amy was on the radio today, talking in a really nicely conducted one-hour interview about Girlworld. Keesha Ewers, whom we met at a fundraiser for another lovely org that supports girls’ education and women’s empowerment in Nepal, invited Amy to