The Girl Inside | Official Documentary
“The Girl Inside,” a new short documentary by 1 Girl Revolution, in partnership with BEHOLD, features a poignant look at the stories of incarcerated women within Cook County Jail and a life-changing academic course taught by Dr. Laura Biagi (formerly of DePaul University in Chicago) called, “Storytelling as a Healing Art.” This short documentary, which is a part of an on-going series featuring the stories of everyday women changing the world through their lives, reunites Dr. Biagi with five of her former students for a special one day course on the transformative power of our stories and our voices – and what is revealed is: “The Girl Inside.”
“There are a lot of problems in society because people are not able to be heard!” – Dr. Laura Biagi, the professor who taught “Storytelling as a Healing Art” to Cook Co. Jail Female Inmates
Special thanks to:
Cook County Jail, the staff at Cook County Jail, Dr. Laura Biagi, the five women who participated in this project, Rob Kaczmark, Jason Knade, Behold, the Inside-Out students of the Winter 2019 “Storytelling as a Healing Art” course, the Theatre School at DePaul University, the administrators, Inside-Out staff, and the Steans Center at DePaul University, the Inside-Out Center, Lori Pompa, John Culbert, Helen Damon-Moore, Kim Bogucki, the If Project, Moira Singh, Mary and William Bryan, Delia Bryan, Peter Bryan, June Tanoue, and every woman and girl around the world – – the world needs you, your voice, and your story. You have the power to change the world through your life.
Every woman has a story. Every woman has a voice. Every woman has the power to change the world through their lives. Every woman is a 1 Girl Revolution!
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“The Girl Inside” premiered on YouTube on Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 at 8pmEST on 1 Girl Revolution’s YouTube page.
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