Monthly Archives: May 2013

Festival de Cannes’ Short Film Corner Highlights Graceland Girls

Graceland Girls is included as part of the Short Film Corner at the Court Metrage.  Organized by the Festival de Cannes, the Short Film Corner is the essential rendez-vous for filmmakers. Cannes Court Métrage reflects the Festival de Cannes’ desire to develop initiatives, encouraging emerging talents as well as the particular format of short films.

Salvatoriello Discusses Girl Education for CFAN

CFAN IN ACTION Graceland Girls Explores the Power of Girl Education  By Jordan Salvatoriello, Producer, Director and Cinematographer Award Recipient of The Caucus Foundation Grant Program A little over a year ago, a dear friend told me about the girls at the Graceland School in Central Kenya. At this unique private boarding school for underprivileged teen girls, students are not only given the rare chance to receive a high school education, but the hope of joining the ranks of the [...]

Women Deliver Conference To Feature Graceland Girls, Malaysia, May 28-30

Exciting news! The Women Deliver 2013 Global Conference, the largest global meeting of the decade to focus on the health and well-being of girls and women, will be screening Graceland Girls at their “Cinema Corner,” May 28 – 30 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The film screenings will put a “face” to Women Deliver’s mission of reducing maternal mortality and improving access to reproductive health. The Cinema Corner will engage filmmakers, media outlets, and audiences in film-related advocacy opportunities, and relay [...]