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Girls Impact the World, Film Festival and Red Carpet Awards

Hosted by the Consul of the Austin Explorers Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 07 Apr 10:00 - 20:00

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Please join Connecther and Presenting Sponsor, Eloise DeJoria for the 6th Annual Girls Impact the World Film Festival on Saturday, April 7, Protected content , for an exciting day of panels, films, awards, speakers, and calls for social change through powerful storytelling. Finalist films from the Girls Impact the World Film Festival will be screened.

Panel # 1:
Zain Asher is an anchor for CNN international based in New York.
Christine Minji Chang is an actress, producer, and executive director of the nonprofit Kollaboration, which showcases the talents of Asian-Pacific Islander American artists.
Pamela Ribon is a screenwriter (Moana, Smurfs: The Lost Village) and television writer who works at Disney.
Elizabeth Avellan is a pioneering Hollywood producer (Spy Kids, From Dusk Till Dawn).
Moderator Layla Yu is co-director of the Girls Impact the World Film Festival

Panel # 2:
Sarah Jehaan Khan is an environmental filmmaker and activist in Pakistan.
Rebecca Dharmapalan, one of Glamour’s Protected content Women of the Year,” makes films about sex trafficking and speaks at national forums.
Karen Gaytan is a Latin American filmmaker who recently launched a nonprofit that promotes diversity in film.
Susannah Joffe has studied film at St. Stephen's for four years and hopes to major in film in order to promote social justice through film. She is also a singer and has performed at SXSW.
Moderator Claudia Robaina is manager of the MIT Director's Fellows program.

Panels will be followed by film screenings of finalist films.

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