In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Join the Anne Frank Center USA for a Special Screening of Girl Rising, Tuesday March 25, from 6.30 to 8.30 p.m.

In honor of International Women’s Day, join the Anne Frank Center USA in celebrating brave women and girls everywhere. The new Human Rights Film Series, will host a special screening of Girl Rising, followed by a Q & A with the film’s Campaign Outreach Manager, Lindsay Morris.

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"Girl Rising explains the courage that can reside in a single girl.The movie starts the discussion for girls finding courage and how they bring that to their lives." -- Christina Lowery, Managing Director at Girl Rising explains

New York, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2014

In honor of International Women’s Day, join The Anne Frank Center USA in celebrating brave women and girls everywhere. As part of the new Human Rights Film Series, a special screening of Girl Rising, followed by a Q & A with the film’s Campaign Outreach Manager, Lindsay Morris will be held at The Anne Frank Center.

Girl Rising is a global campaign to educate girls, and a groundbreaking feature film, released in 2013, about the strength of the human spirit, and the power of education to transform societies. The film presents the remarkable stories of nine girls around the world, and their struggle for education and freedom, as told by celebrated writers and narrated by renowned actors, such as Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Selena Gomez and others. The message is simple: Educate girls and the world will change.

Around the world, millions of girls face barriers to education that boys do not. And yet, when a girl is educated the cycle of poverty can be stopped in just one generation. Join The Anne Frank Center USA this March to find out how one girl with courage is a revolution.

The discussion will be followed by a Q&A and a reception.

Program length including screening: 120 minutes

This program is funded by Ten Times Ten LLC.

Ticket price: $8 adults, $5 students and seniors.

Reservations required 212-431-7993 or email info(at)annefrank(dot)com.

About The Anne Frank Center USA

Otto Frank started the Anne Frank Foundation, Inc. in New York in 1959, which was incorporated in 1977 as The Anne Frank Center USA. The Anne Frank Center USA, a partner of the Anne Frank House, uses the diary and spirit of Anne Frank as unique tools to advance her legacy, to educate young people and communities in the U.S. and Canada about the dangers of intolerance, anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination, and to inspire the next generation to build a world based on equal rights and mutual respect.

The Anne Frank enter USA is a non-sectarian, educational organization, that is not-for-profit under the Internal Revenue Code Section {501 (c) (3)}. Contributions to the organization are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

About Girl Rising

Educating girls is the smartest investment opportunity in the world today. When girls are educated, communities thrive, economies grow, and societies stabilize. Yet with 65 million girls missing from classrooms worldwide, they are not being reached.

The mission is to change the way the world values the girl. Girl Rising is a global campaign for girls' education. The use the power of storytelling is leveraged through partnerships, to share the simple truth that educating girls will transform societies. Barriers break down that prevent girls from leading empowered lives while also raising awareness about the value of investing in girls.