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Angelina Jolie Through 'Breadwinner' Gets Involved in 'Empowering Women and Education ' in Irish-made Film


After her unfortunate break up with hes former husband, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie made her come back by getting involved in empowering Irish-made film from the Cartoon Saloon.

Catherine Roycroft, Cartoon Saloons Chief Operations Officer, said that Jolie firmly believes in the film and is very excited about it.

Award winning films like the Song of the Sea and The Book of Kells were created by the Kilkenny based animation studio and even made a short film with the help of Temple Street's Children Hospital, as reported by Goss.

The story revolves around of a 12-year old girl Parwana who takes the risk of dressing up as a boy in order to support her family after her father was arrested in Afghanistan. With the help of her best friend, Shauzia, they both take the rough and dangerous road on trying to find out if her father is still alive.

Roycroft added that she can really see Angelina's perseverance and support on pursuing and spreading the message of the film on the empowerment of women in many countries especially in the Middle East and the importance of education. In making the film look more interesting to watch for, they do their best in making it unique and fresh for the viewers. The real voices of those people who came from or were born in Afghanistan were used for the characters.

This November the Cartoon saloon will handle the premier art fair Art Source to meet Ireland future animators on the 11th of the said month which is Friday also the workshop that was prepared for the children will be given on Saturday. These events will run from November 11 to November 13

For the post-production, the film will be showing to Canada in 2017. However, children will still have the sneak peak on how an animated film is made. For admissions, $10 for adults, $ 8 for OAPs and for children under 16 years old who are accompanied by their parents or guardians will be free of admissions.

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