King County Library System’s Valley View Branch presents GRRL POWER!

The Valley View Library is bringing you Grrl Power, a set of 4 FREE workshops for aspiring teen filmmakers!  We are thrilled to help present a workshop. Watch and discuss movies about powerful women in film, discuss media through a feminist lens, and make your own movie about something that matters to you! On Friday, October 6 from 2:00-3:30pm, make an LED cuff that lights up! On Friday, October 13 from 1:30-4:00pm, celebrate Teen Read Week and unleash your story with a screening of Wonder Woman! Snacks will be provided! (Wonder Woman is rated PG-13) On Thursday, ...

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Plural Plus: The Future of Film is Feminist Awards

For the third year in a row, Reel Grrls is thrilled to be part of a global network of media organizations to take part in youth voice through PLURAL +   a joint initiative between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the International Organization for Migration, with a network of over 50 partner organizations, who support the creative efforts of young people and distribute their videos worldwide. Reel Grrls’ Grrl Active Members Lila Shroff and Annie Poole were this year’s Plural Plus panel who selected this year’s awards: The Future of Film is ...

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Come out to Seattle Parks this Summer and Get Reel Active with Reel Grrls!

Reel Grrls is excited to announce our partnership with Seattle Parks & Rec and United Way’s Summer Food Invasion Program to bring FREE, fun and exciting programming to youth ages 10-18 throughout Seattle. Kicking off July 10th and running through August 25th, Reel Grrls will be offering drop-in digital storytelling activities in three Seattle parks (see locations below) exposing young people to mobile media production. Throughout the summer participants will have the opportunity to learn the hard and soft technical skills for media production as well as immerse ...

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Seattle Film Community Pledges to Support Young Feminist Filmmakers

STG presents THE FUTURE OF FILM IS FEMINIST FESTIVAL on July 13, 2017 as part of STG's free Nights at the Neptune series!   Reel Grrls, Northwest Film Forum (NWFF), and NFFTY are Seattle based non-profits that promote storytelling through film and digital media making, each with a specific niche of serving the community. Reel Grrls’ focus is supporting young people through a feminist lens, NFFTY supports emerging filmmakers, and NWFF provides a space and programs for film lovers and makers to be immersed in local film. Collectively, Reel Grrls, NWFF, & ...

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Grrl Active Energizes us on GiveBig!

  THANK YOU FOR GIVING BIG Our 2017 GiveBig journey of making new friends culminated with an inspiring evening of intergenerational wisdom exchanged between our young feminist leaders and our caring community of adults. Thank you for helping to make our inaugural the Future is Feminist event comprised of a speed mentoring, community dinner, and energizing youth panel was an intimate evening of seeing the power of stories and community connection. We love connecting all of our super cool community members together to meet one another and develop a stronger commun...

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Big Fun on GiveBig. Come Meet the Future: Grrl Active!

  Proudly introducing our newest leadership team at Reel Grrls: Grrl Active. On May 10th we are excited to share our GiveBig journey of making new friends with our young feminist leaders at Brownies Troop 44466, to our adult speed mentors, and of course our newly formed members of the Grrl Active leadership team. Our future at Reel Grrls is led by our young people to ensure that our mission supporting young people as they explore, critique and author media through a feminist lens is centered around youth voice. Reel Grrls believes in young people to lead the ...

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Speed Mentoring for Young Feminists May 10th 5pm

Reel Grrls believes in the Future is Feminist, and is committed to incubate community space that builds empathy, advocacy and amplification. Over the last 16 years, Reel Grrls has taught female identifying young people media skills to reinforce their inner power – how to access and use their unique voice to awaken and activate our community. On May 10th we’re launching a new program in response to the 2016 election results. Grrl Active is a program dedicated to young activists who want to hone their skills in advocating, amplifying and igniting civic engagem...

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Brownies Troop 44466 Challenges You!

Brownie Troop 44466 approached Reel Grrls after the 2016 Election, extremely disappointed with the outcome - they wanted to see their first female president, but instead they saw a bully take the highest position of power in the USA.   Last fall Brownie Troop 44466 reached out to let us know that Grrl Power is important. These fierce young leaders ages 7 and 8 years old refused to be helpless, and decided that they wanted to invest in the Future is Feminist by supporting Reel Grrls through hosting a fundraiser for Grrl Power! As part of the experience we ...

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Announcing Grrl Active!

Reel Grrls is thrilled to be working in partnership with Aarushi Sahai to launch Grrl Active. Grrl Active aims to be a leadership program, and an advisory steering committee for feminist student leaders.  Grrl Active is a new opportunity for feminists to come together and move the dial on issues they care about in collaboration with adult mentors and allies through Reel Grrls. Aarushi Sahai is a student at Big Picture High School. She reached out to Reel Grrls in the beginning of this year. "I wanted to be involved in a program that combines media and social justice," ...

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Recap Video: All Girls Film Challenge

Reel Grrls is excited to see the continued growth of the All Girls Film Challenge, that supports young people in their film careers. Learn more about this annual All Girls Film Challenge that took place at the Microsoft Campus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwbEKv3lR9E Filmed and edited by Darlene Graham.

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