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Lost Boys of Sudan is Free

March 2, 2016

Lost Boys of Sudan, the award-winning PBS documentary by Megan Mylan and Jon Shenk, is streaming on PBS/POV with free DVD copies available for community screenings.

The film continues to be in wide use by educators and community organizations around the world and we are eager to do everything we can to help it mobilize further support for refugees.  Free copies of the DVD are available through POV’s incredible lending library, but with Lost Boys of Sudan, we are donating the film so that community organizations will be able to keep the DVD for repeated use.

There are just a few quick steps to register your screening of Lost Boys of Sudan and receive the DVD.
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India Welcomes After My Garden Grows

June 26, 2015
Read our report on the incredible reception AMGG received in India.

·  Theatrical Release across India at PVR Cinemas.
·  National Media Coverage, 200+ print, radio and TV stories in every major outlet.
·  Strategic Screenings with India’s cultural, corporate and government influencers.
·  Free copies distributed to global gender advocates at MenEngage conference
·  Federal government adopts film for its national adolescent girls program and media vans.

India Release for After My Garden Grows

November 25, 2014

The little film that could… for two weeks starting on Children’s Day, Nov. 14th, After My Garden Grows screened across India at PVR Cinemas as a free short before the feature film as well as at the Kolkata and Goa International Film Festivals. Additionally, a series of strategic screening and discussion events across four cities brought the issues of early marriage, girls empowerment and the power of storytelling to an exciting cross-section of influential Indians. Events included a launch with Maneka Gandhi Cabinet Minister of Women and Child Development who will distribute the film in media vans to 100 key districts; a Bollywood screening hosted by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao; an evening event hosted by Verve Magazine with Anuradha Mahindra, a screening and reception at the MenEngage Summit hosted by the Canadian High Commission with free DVD distribution to advocates, and Corporate Social Responsibility screenings in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata with HSBC’s Naina Lal Kidwai, representatives of Mahindra and Mahindra, Business World, PriceWaterhouse, Siemens, Piramal Foundation, Axxis Bank, Bombay and Bengal Chambers of Commerce, USAID, and US Embassy. We received tremendous amounts of media coverage and best of all Monika Barman, her sister Kanika with baby Akash were there to share their experiences and insights.
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Smile Pinki – Freakonomics

August 19, 2014

Nice shout out for Smile Pinki in Think Like a Freak ,by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) How to solve problems creatively, from the authors of “Freakonomics.” 14 weeks and counting on the New York Times best-seller list.