Yasmin Shiraz is CEO of Still Eye Rise Films where she writes, directs and produces documentaries and narrative films. To learn more about Still Eye Rise click here.
They Call Me Dae, the second film to be released by Yasmin Shiraz’ Still Eye Rise Films studio, explores the life of a teen bully. Look for it at film festivals, school screenings, and community organizations during 2011. They Call Me Dae is the prequel to Shiraz’s award winning book, Retaliation.
Yasmin Shiraz’s award winning film about teen girl fights, Can She Be Saved? is available to be screened at middle schools, high schools and colleges. The Signals Agency is currently booking the Can She Be Saved? tour. To purchase a copy of the film for your school or college, click here.
To request Yasmin Shiraz for a Can She Be Saved? event, click here.
Washington, DC- Still Eye Rise Pictures is proud to announce the release of the ground-breaking film, Can She Be Saved? directed by filmmaker, best selling author and youth activist, Yasmin Shiraz. Can She Be Saved? won a 2009 Indie Award of Merit for Short Documentary from Indie Fest, 2010 Best Faith Based/First Film/Video Award at the International Film Festival in the UK, the 2010 Best Documentary Award from the NC Black Film Festival and an honorable mention at the 2010 Texas Black Film Festival.
Can She Be Saved? features 8th grade girls from Syracuse, NY who’ve been labeled aggressive by their teachers and guidance counselors. “This film gives girls who fight the opportunity to speak up and talk about their anger and their propensity toward violence,” said Shiraz.
Can She Be Saved? documents real girl fights throughout the US and shows how this recent phenomenon has become entrenched in American culture through songs, music videos and films. “Many people are shocked by our girl fight footage, but girl fights have become the norm in many areas in the US – both urban and suburban,” noted Shiraz.
Can She Be Saved? aims to elevate the voices of teen girls who fight and the reasons behind their violence as well as explain how girl violence impacts academic excellence, self esteem and a girl’s overall future.
The trailer is below: