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Girls can’t play soccer because of their Moms, not Dads!

Saturday we filmed interviews during a tournament before we all went to the video workshop, where we had a practical class on make up for TV and film. During the first part of the workshop we went to a championship that the girls were participating in. While they played, we had the opportunity to interview […]

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Girls Film their First Scene

This Saturday we continued our workshop. This time the girls got the opportunity to shoot their first scene. The workshop started on a good note with the girls eating delicious cookie treats given to us by Sugar & Spice.

All the girls were very interested in every aspect of directing and use of the camera. They […]

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Girls Use the Video Camera for the First time

On Saturday we had another great workshop for the protagonists of Goals for Girls. There were fewer girls than normal because 3 of them are in Rio, Brazil participating in the Homeless World Cup, but the girls who were there were enthusiastic and eager to learn.

First, over a delicious and nutritious snack, we talked about […]

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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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Video Workshop Underway: Girls go to Cinema for the first time!

For many girls on the Villa 31 soccer team, “Las Aliadas” (the allies), last Saturday night was the first time they saw a movie in a movie theater. It was a great experience: they loved the movie, the romantic comedy “Igualita a mi”, and even got their photo taken with Argentine television star Soledad Silvera.

Taking […]

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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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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 […]

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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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