16 November 2010
20 August 2010
"An empowering documentary."
- Good Morning America
"The documentary offers hope for the future. Highly recommended."
- Video Librarian
25 April 2010
23 February 2010
On Thursday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m., CARE will present HALF THE SKY, a one night event in movie theaters nationwide. Inspired by the best-selling book "Half the Sky" from Pulitzer-prize winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, HALF THE SKY will celebrate International Women’s Day with musical performances, celebrity commentary and the world premiere of "Woinshet," a powerful short film co-directed by Academy Award® Winner Marisa Tomei.
As featured on Oprah, CNN, and Dateline NBC, "Half the Sky" remains a New York Times bestseller and a critical favorite across the globe. With HALF THE SKY, the one night event, you can watch the pages of "Half the Sky" come to life onscreen as Woinshet chronicles the struggles of a young Ethiopian woman who ultimately triumphs over sexual violence and discrimination.
Screening in about 500 theaters across the United States and Canada, this one-night event - featuring Kristof and WuDunn, as well as Dr. Helene Gayle of CARE, Rachel Mayanja of the United Nations, Marisa Tomei, Maria Bello, Sarah, Duchess of York, Michael Franti and musical performances by India.Arie, Angelique Kidjo and Diane Birch – will motivate you to participate in the growing movement to empower women and girls in the fight against global poverty. Visit halftheskylive.com to find your local theater and purchase tickets today!
04 February 2010
01 February 2010
A Powerful Noise debuted today in tens of millions of homes across the United States.
Check it out today!
23 November 2009
A POWERFUL NOISE is now listed on Netflix, and will become available for rent after the holidays. But we need your help to make a real impact! The sooner people add the film to their queues, the more successful we can be.
Please add the film to your Netflix queue today and tell your family and friends to do the same!
A POWERFUL NOISE takes viewers inside the lives of three extraordinary women who each overcome insurmountable odds to bring lasting solutions to their countries. Hanh is an HIV-positive widow from Vietnam. Nada, a peacemaking survivor of the war in Bosnia. And Madame Urbain, a crusader for girls' rights in Mali.
An official selection of over 12 major film festivals, A POWERFUL NOISE has been called "An empowering documentary" by Good Morning America. The Chicago Tribune writes "It is an inspiring documentary depicting the plight of women and girls in impoverished nations," and CBS Radio says it's "A real-life tale needing to be told... a film needing to be seen."