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So many things happening this month!

By Kristy | October 7, 2009

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Hi Folks,
Going on 13 has big news for those of you in the Bay Area: we just got our local broadcast dates, and we got into the Oakland Film Festival!

Fr 10/16 @ 11pm on KTEH
Mon 11/2 @ 11pm on KQED

Oakland Film Fest– with both Dawn & Kristy in attendance!
Sat 10/10 @ 5pm, Merritt College
Mon 10/12, 5pm, Jack London Theater #1

Help us get Going on 13 out there by forwarding this message to a friend, becoming a fan of our Facebook Page, and WATCHING THE FILM! Thank you!

Going on 13 continues to be scheduled for broadcast all around the country. Check the ITVS At-A-Glance Page, and enter your state for all the details.

If your local station has not yet programmed the film, call them and ask when they’ll be showing it. You can find their contact info here.

You can also purchase a copy of Going on 13. For educational or institutional versions, visit our distributor New Day Films. For home video copies, click here.

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Screenings & Press:
Listen to Dawn and Kristy on NPR’s The California Report Friday October 9 at 4:30, 6:30, 11:30p. Click the link above to listen online.

India West just recently featured Going on 13 in their paper. If you know of other press outlets that might like to do an article/interview etc., let us know.

Directors/Producers Dawn Valadez &
Kristy Guevara-Flanagan
will attend:
Oct 15 Girls Inc Pacific Regional Conference, Alameda, CA
Nov 14 Reg 1&2 After-School Conf. Key Note, Santa Rosa, CA

Director/Producer Dawn Valadez will attend:
Oct 19-20 School’s Out Washington
Oct 21-23 Reel Girls, Real Change conference in NY
Nov 18 Yuba City. CA ‘Parent University’

Have you checked out our behind-the-scenes video yet? Why not?! Watch two of the girls––now 18 years old––from Going on 13 interview Kristy and Dawn.

GurlsTalkBack––our interactive website for girls––is about to go live! Get ready for some serious (ly fun) social networking: including games, photo and video sharing, blogging, and a collection of resources. We are forever grateful to Girls Inc of Alameda County and Michelle Halsell of Missing Pixel for all your incredible work.

We are still raising money to host the site, and you can help! Connect us to anyone you know who might be interested, or contact us with any ideas you have.

Thanks for everything. We are always happy to talk about outreach ideas for Going on 13, so don’t be shy!

Dawn & Kristy
Going on 13

Four Stars! An inspiring close-up on girls who are
at an age that is usually quite impenetrable to adults.”

—Time Out New York

Subtle, nuanced, powerful and right on!
Sharon Lamb, Professor, Author, Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers’ Schemes

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One Response to “So many things happening this month!”

  1. I am so excited about this film and hope to spread the word among the children’s book community as this might help us define that elusive word, “TWEEN.”

    Posted by: Mitali Perkins on October 20th, 2009 at 7:45 pm