Tag Archives: shantytown

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 […]

Posted in español, Filming Updates, Fundraising Updates, video workshop, villa 31, Why Donate/Sponsor, Women´s Soccer in Argentina | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 […]

Posted in Filming Updates, Fundraising Updates, meet the girls, video workshop, villa 31, Why Donate/Sponsor, Women´s Soccer in Argentina | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Response

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 […]

Posted in video workshop, Why Donate/Sponsor | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Responses

Ginger Gentile and “Goals for Girls: The Movie” on Expat Daily News

by Tracey Chandler, contributing blogger

Read the in-depth interview on Expat Daily News that Ginger Gentile gave about the documentary film “Goals for Girls: The Movie,” that is being filmed at present by San Telmo Productions, Buenos Aires.
http://www.expatdailynewssouthamerica.com/2010/06/expat-interview-with-documentary.html

The interview is really detailed and shares a lot of information about the current film project to make […]

Posted in Press Mentions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 […]

Posted in Press Mentions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Response

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 […]

Posted in Filming Updates, meet the girls | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 […]

Posted in Filming Updates | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Last shoot for short film “Goals for Girls”

Girls in Villa 31 break during a game to pose for the camera.

OK, so you never know when it´s over when you´re shooting a documentary. Maybe we´ll go back to film some more, but for now, we got all the coverage we need for our documentary on a girl´s soccer team in Villa 31 de […]

Posted in Filming Updates, Women´s Soccer in Argentina | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 […]

Posted in Press Mentions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed
  • Trailer

  • Goals for Girls on Facebook