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UCSB Hosts Documentary on November 13

This week, UCSB’s Carsey-Wolf Center unveils the grand finale in their two-week-long documentary screening series with Girl Rising. Directed by Richard Robbins and featuring the voices of Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, and Salma Hayek (among others), the film follows nine young girls from around the world as they overcome obstacles and attempt to earn an education. Producer (and Santa Barbara Independent alum) Alex Dionne will be on hand to introduce the film and answer questions following the screening. Girl Rising plays at the Pollock Theater on Wednesday, November 13, at 7 p.m. For info, visit

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