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Round Two at the Movie Theater

This past weekend we had the opportunity to take the protagonists of “Goals for Girls” to see another Argentine film, “El hombre de al lado” (The Man Next Door). The film dealt with the conflict of a man and his neighbor, who broke down one of the walls in his apartment in order to make […]

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Workshop Continues with Makeup Class

This Saturday’s workshop started with a snack of cookies provided by Sugar & Spice and then proceeded to a practical makeup class given by professional makeup artist, Mariana. She was not teaching normal makeup strategies, instead it was makeup for the big screen, teaching techniques which are used for film and TV. The class was […]

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Video Workshop starts with “Discrimination” as the theme

On Saturday, September 11th, we had our first class for the video workshop for the protagonists of the documentary “Goals for Girls: The Movie”.  We started talking to them about the themes they wanted to explore. The first thing that jumped out at the girls is the discrimination they receive for being slum dwellers, now […]

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Endorsments for “Goals for Girls”

Thanks to the work of Emily Robbins, who is our press contact in the US, we’ve gotten some great endorsements:
“Sports are one of the important ways in which a girl can find her
strength and place in the world. And how much more important is that
experience for girls whose beginnings are less privileged. Goals […]

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Great Donation of Video Cameras for the Workshop

The Eliseo Subiela Film school in Buenos Aires donated two professional VHS cameras (the real deal, what news broadcasters used to use a few years ago) for the girls to use in the video workshop. They have promised to also provide additional sound equipment in the future as well! The girls are […]

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The Girls Get New Uniforms

While it was a bit cold to wear the shorts, the girls of the “Aliadas de la Villa 31” (The Allies of the Villa 31 Slum) wore their new uniforms for the first time in a match. The girls won the money for the uniforms in a grant, and designed them and negotiated with a […]

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They are not alone. . .

The girls of the Villa 31 soccer team aren’t alone in their fight to play a sport they love. Last Thursday we had the opportunity to interview some of the girls on Coach Monica’s other team. These girls have been playing even longer with Monica, are older (late teens early 20s) but also live in […]

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Ginger Gentile and “Goals for Girls: The Movie” on BA Live Radio

Ginger Gentile, co-directorof San Telmo Productions and of the new full length documentary film, “Goals for Girls: The Movie,” which is currently in production, was recently interviewed on BA Live about the documentary and the inspirations behind its creation. Click on this link to download or listen: Ginger Gentile-Goals for Girls-on BA Live

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Is this the only Female Soccer on TV in Argentina?

Finally, a woman playing soccer on TV! And she´s good. Unfortunately, she is wearing a thong.

This is the type of prejudice that the girls of the Villa 31 Shantytown face everyday, that their worth isn´t based in what they do, but what they look like. Part of our plan for the video workshop is to […]

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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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