NALIP/WORLD Shorts: Every Girl Matters

About This Episode

Through the experiences of two high school members of the class of 2015, Every Girl Matters looks at the impact of single gender education for young women at Immaculate Conception Academy, a small Catholic school in San Francisco.

About the Filmmaker: Based out of Los Angeles, Gloria Maria Guadalupe Morán is a second-generation Bay Area Chicana whose upbringing greatly informs her work. Merging theories and practices of Ethnic and Cultural Studies, Gloria’s films seek to highlight Chicana/o and Latina/o art and practice. Most recently, she created The Voter and The Activist, a project in conjunction with Freedom Summer from PBS’s American Experience. Gloria was a 2011 NALIP Latino Producer’s Academy fellow, and a 2012 NALIP Media Market participant.

About the Shorts: The NALIP/WORLD Shorts are a digital video project from the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) and WORLD Channel in support of American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).