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David Knight - 12th Oct 2018

Just in time for the International Day of the Girl comes this joyful burst of positivity from a new visual project by the American organisation Girls Who Code, whose mission is to close the gender gap in tech.

Directed by Kathryn Ferguson, its the video for the anthemic single for the visual album project Sisterh>>d  to celebrate girls everywhere fighting for change in their communities. The track is a remake of the iconic activist anthem Ooh Child - a remake of the Five Stairsteps’ 1970’s hit, with Nigerian-American rapper Chika, singer/songwriter/producer Tiffany Gouché, and rapper/singer Regan Aliyah. The Ferguson-directed video features the artists, and Little Miss Flint (8 year old Flint, MI resident who caught the attention of President Obama for her concern with the towns water).

Ferguson has conjured great openhearted performances here from a big cast of dancers and extras - include real 'girls who code'. They are situated in what looks like a school that is essentially a building site, artfully dressed to look like a positive symbol of change.. In keeping with the mood of the whole video, you get a sense that something really great - and importantly, permanent – can be built here.

 

Credits

DirectorKathryn Ferguson
ProducerBridget Blake-Wilson
Production CompanyBelieve Media
Executive ProducerJannie McInnes
Head Of ProductionVitaly Koshman
Director of PhotographyCorey C. Waters
Casting directorMyrosia Palmer
ChoreographerNoemie Lafrance
Production designerMarcos Lutyens
WardrobeBinkie Reevey
EditorMike Spagnoli
ColouristFaith Millin
VFX CompanyFlawless Post
Other creditsTalent: Cameo: Mari Copeny aka “Little Miss Flint” Dancers: Luzi Ashley Castillo Kerrice Ayanna Brooks Yunah Chung Noelle Rodriguez Hannah Bounds Regan Aliyah Tehya Newman Adalina Cano Sierra Caravarin Jasha Benidicto Shannon Hafez Kailin Sky Hall Olivia ‘liv’ Brown Tyrah Polke Saadiya Murphy Kennedy Garcia “Girls Who Code”: Lainy Dickson Jacqueline Arreola Diana Kris Navarro Alexandra Barahona Annamarie McIntosh Amaya Johnson

David Knight - 12th Oct 2018

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