Girl Rising: Derbyshire was devised, written and filmed by Year 9 students at Long Eaton School, who worked with artist/film-maker Fi Burke, writer River Wolton and film students from the University of Derby.
Their starting point was the story of Senna, a girl from a Peruvian mining town struggling for her right to education; her strength inspired the Derbyshire girls to identify areas of struggle, challenge and success in their own lives, and express them through poetry.
The film was supported by Made in Derbyshire, Derbyshire County Council and the University of Derby, and premiered at the Derbyshire Literature Festival 2015.
To view the film please click on the link: https://youtu.be/kbLMeklBOgU
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