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Free screening of 'Girl Rising' documentary

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Published:   |   Updated: October 8, 2013 at 01:45 PM

In honor of the United Nations' International Day of the Girl, the University of Tampa will screen the award-winning documentary “Girl Rising” on Friday, Oct. 11.

The free screening, open to the public, will be shown at 8 p.m. in Reeves Theater in the Vaughn Center.

“Girl Rising,” spotlights the stories of nine girls born into unforgiving circumstances. The film features remarkable girls like Ruksana, an Indian “pavement-dweller” whose father sacrifices his own basic needs for his daughter's dreams.

The screening is sponsored by UT's Department of Communication.

The University of Tampa is at 401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.


For more about the film, visit http://girlrising.com/

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