Gira & the Circus of Life - Live Screening and Q&A [GMF 2021]

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Nupur Kothari

nkothari38@gatech.edu

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Summary Sentence: Join us for a live virtual screening of the film “Gira and the Circus of Life” directed by Lili Fialho and Katia Lund and presented by Rise Up & Care and the Global Social Entrepreneurship VIP.

Full Summary: REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gira-the-circus-of-life-live-screening-and-qa-gmf-2021-tickets-148672584703?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing     Join us for a live virtual screening of the film Gira and the Circus of Life” directed by Lili Fialho and Katia Lund and presented by Rise Up & Care and the Global Social Entrepreneurship VIP. Learn about the story of Vinicius and Junior as they set out to start the “Crescer e Viver”, a circus in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, encouraging people of all ages to participate and inspiring them to hope and dream in a community full of poverty and crime. After the screening, join us for a roundtable discussion with Vinicius and Dr. Kirk Bowman (co-founder of Rise Up & Care and professor at Georgia Tech) and for a Q&A about the film and the themes brought up in the movie.   This event will be hosted on Bluejeans. Upon registration, you will receive an e-mail with a Bluejeans link to the event.   This event is part of the 2021 Global Media Festival, which explores United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities. This series is organized by the Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages and co-sponsored by Atlanta Global Studies Center, Office of the Vice-Provost for International Initiatives, and Serve-Learn-Sustain.   Learn more about the Global Media Festival: https://globalmediafest.modlangs.gatech.edu/ Learn more about Rise Up & Care: http://riseup.care/ Learn more about the Global Social Entrepreneurship VIP: https://www.vip.gatech.edu/teams/global-social-entrepreneurship   For additional information, please contact: Nupur Kothari at nkothari38@gatech.edu

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Join us for a live virtual screening of the film Gira and the Circus of Life” directed by Lili Fialho and Katia Lund and presented by Rise Up & Care and the Global Social Entrepreneurship VIP. Learn about the story of Vinicius and Junior as they set out to start the “Crescer e Viver”, a circus in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, encouraging people of all ages to participate and inspiring them to hope and dream in a community full of poverty and crime. After the screening, join us for a roundtable discussion with Vinicius and Dr. Kirk Bowman (co-founder of Rise Up & Care and professor at Georgia Tech) and for a Q&A about the film and the themes brought up in the movie.

This event will be hosted on Bluejeans. Upon registration, you will receive an e-mail with a Bluejeans link to the event.

This event is part of the 2021 Global Media Festival, which explores United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities. This series is organized by the Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages and co-sponsored by Atlanta Global Studies Center, Office of the Vice-Provost for International Initiatives, and Serve-Learn-Sustain.

Learn more about the Global Media Festival: https://globalmediafest.modlangs.gatech.edu/

Learn more about Rise Up & Care: http://riseup.care/

Learn more about the Global Social Entrepreneurship VIP: https://www.vip.gatech.edu/teams/global-social-entrepreneurship

For additional information, please contact: Nupur Kothari at nkothari38@gatech.edu

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  • Created On: Apr 7, 2021 - 2:26pm
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