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‘Girl Rising’ screening

Staff Writer
Austin 360

“Girl Rising,” a new educational movie, focuses on nine girls who face obstacles in getting an education.

It will screen at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Galaxy Movie House & Eatery, 8300 N. FM 620. Volunteers will be collecting new or gently used school supplies and backpacks for children in Afghanistan at the theater.

Each story in “Girl Rising” is narrated by actresses, including Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek and Alicia Keys.

For tickets, go here .