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“Goals…” in The NY International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF)

by Tracey Chandler, contributing blogger

The “Goals for Girls” documentary  short, produced and directed by Ginger Gentile and Gabriel Balanovsky of San Telmo Productions in Buenos Aires, is proud to announce that it has entered into the official competition of  The New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) which begins on July 27th and runs until […]

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Girls Excited about Video Workshop

Yesterday’s film shoot for “Goals for Girls” turned out to be more exciting than expected. While the goal for the shoot was to just get footage of the girls playing at a tournament outside of the shantytown, one of the girls got injured during a game when a player from the challenging team kicked […]

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Girls Excited about Video Workshop

Yesterday’s film shoot for “Goals for Girls” turned out to be more exciting than expected. While the goal for the shoot was to just get footage of the girls playing at a tournament outside of the shantytown, one of the girls got injured during a game when a player from the challenging team kicked her […]

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Goals for Girls Documentary Featured in EH Star Newspaper

Sometimes its good to be the local girl . . . we’re kicking off our fundraising drive for our feature doc Goals for Girls and I just got this mention from my local hometown paper in East Hampton, NY. And I’m lucky that my hometown is filled with Hollywood insiders and one of the top […]

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Goals for Girls Travels the World via Festivals!

Gabriel Balanovsky, co-director of Goals for Girls just got back from participating in the Cineposible festival in Spain where the short film was well-received and received a cash prize! At the same time, in the same country, the short film also participated in MECAL short film festival in Barcelona.

The girls are so excited to know […]

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Chechu Stuck on the Sidelines

So we went to our first soccer practice of principal photography for  the feature documentary Goals for Girls. The team has grown dramatically since we started shooting in 2008! Now the field is filled with 25 girls from 13 to 21, kicking, passing, and yes, occasionally cursing! But one girl who is dying to play […]

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80 Norwegians Walk into a Shantytown. . .

No, it’s not the start of bad joke but what we filmed last Saturday in the Villa 31 Shantytown in Buenos Aires. Many people come to visit the girls and play soccer with them, which the girls themselves like. “We meet people we otherwise wouldn’t” and “we get to show them that we are good […]

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Goals for Girls: INCAA Grant Won!

Goals for Girls (Goles y Metas) has just been declared “of interest” by the INCAA, the Argentine Film Board. This will enable myself and my co-director/producer Gabriel Balanovsky to keep filming. We now have more than half of the financing in place, thanks to the INCAA. Now with this official stamp of approval, we are […]

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Photo Essay on Villa 31 Girls Soccer Team

I just got this great email from Emily, who took photos of the girls soccer team in Villa 31 that we are filming our documentary “Slum Girl Soccer” about.

Check it out! Great Photos! She really captures the passion of the girls

http://emilyanneepstein.com/photographs/goals-for-girls/

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Slum Girl Soccer just mentioned on Inspira Travel Blog

Our feature length documentary in the works, Slum Girl Soccer, was just mentioned on the Inspira Travel Blog after meeting with Maren and the wonderful folks and Inspira Travel, a boutique travel agency in Buenos Aires. I was really impressed that an upscale travel agency took so much interest in hearing about the stories […]

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