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Get Together Girls

A Story of Women and Community with a touch of creativity
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Overview

Genre
Docu-Drama, Contemporary Issues, Foreign Worlds, Human Interest, and Social Issues
Synopsis

Shot across 3 slums in Kenya, the documentary takes audiences inside the lives and everyday struggles of the members of GtoG (Get Together Girls), a community project helping former street girls to become fashion designers. Founded by a former accountant, Grace Orsolato who left her position at an established Italian firm to give hope, skills and opportunity to Kenyan street girls, GtoG reveals an uplifting and inspirational journey full of cultural differences, dreams and sacrifices that pave the way to a better future.

Stage
finished
Running time
76 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
2503 Productions
Country
United States
Years of Production
2012
Locations
Kenya, Italy
Prod. Partners
Vasco Rossi, Jamaica SRL

Distribution Details

Release year
2012
Festivals
Women’s Independent FF, Thin Line FFl, Durango Independent FF, Women+Film Voices FF, Annapolis FF, DOCUTAH International Documentary FF, CEBU International Documentary FF, Montreal International Black FF, Lifetree FF, Crested Butte FF,
Awards
Women’s Independent Film Festival (WINNER: Best Documentary, Best Directing, Best Story, Audience Award) - Los Angeles, International Film Festival for Environment, Health and Culture (Jakarta, Indonesia) (WINNER: Excellence Award, Special Jury Award)
Language
English, Italian
Subtitles
English, Italian

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