or


[06/28/17 - 09:54 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils Trailer and Art for "Daughters of Destiny"
The four-part original documentary series chronicles the lives of five girls from Indian families who are among the so-called "Dalit" caste and most impoverished communities in the world.

[via press release from Netflix]

NETFLIX UNVEILS TRAILER AND ART FOR DAUGHTERS OF DESTINY

Directed by Oscar(R) winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth, the documentary series will launch globally on July 28, 2017

Los Angeles, CA (June 28, 2017) - Daughters of Destiny is a 4-part Netflix original documentary series that chronicles the lives of five girls from Indian families who are among the so-called "Dalit" caste and most impoverished communities in the world. The series witnesses the girls grow up (ranging in age from 7 to 23 over the course of the 4 episodes) while they are raised at Shanti Bhavan, a unique co-ed residential school in Tamil Nadu. The expectation for these girls and all the children who attend Shanti Bhavan is that they must grow up to support themselves, lift their families and communities out of poverty and contribute to the larger world.

Directed by Academy Award(R) winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth (Freeheld, Best Documentary Short, 2007), the series highlights the struggle of students as they strive to define themselves, re-define gender and class and create a new future for the generations that will come after them. The strength and power of the girls' own storytelling and dramatic experiences over the 7 years of filming from the gates of Shanti Bhav, into their homes brings viewers through their stories of family, love, loss, hard work and courage. An original music score by Academy Award(R) and Emmy winning composer A.R Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire, 2008), punctuates this emotional journey.

As we watch them grow up, they travel between home and school, and are forced to navigate the stark contrasts between family traditions and their modern and global views and knowledge. Daughters of Destiny highlights the journey of a generation of children on the precipice of a new life that is inconceivable to their ancestors, and brings into question the notions of fate, free will and the human longing for opportunity, purpose and meaning.





  [june 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· DAUGHTERS OF DESTINY (NETFLIX)





most recent video | view all posts
[10/12/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Trailer & Key Art Debut - Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin Return to TV in "The Kominsky Method"
The Netflix series also features Nancy Travis, Sarah Baker and guest stars including Lisa Edelstein, Emily Osment, Graham Rogers, Danny Devito, Ann-Margret, Jay Leno, Patti LaBelle, Ashleigh LaThorpe and more.

[10/11/18 - 11:45 AM]
Video: IFC's "Baroness von Sketch Show" Season 3 Trailer Revealed
The new season premieres with two back to back episodes Thursday, November 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/10/18 - 01:30 PM]
Video: USA Network Reveals First Promo and Key Art for Music Showcase Series "Real Country" Featuring Shania Twain, Jake Owen and Travis Tritt
From Wilshire Studios, the eight-part series will premiere Tuesday, November 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/10/18 - 10:10 AM]
Video: YouTube Premium Debuts New Trailer for AwesomenessTV's Hit Comedy "Foursome"
The longest running YouTube Original show will launch its fourth season on Wednesday, October 24.

[10/10/18 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Best. Worst. Weekend. Ever." - Official Trailer - Netflix
The limited series follows four friends as they make the most of their last weekend before high school.

[10/10/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "Haunted" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Real people, real stories, real horror: Netflix's "Haunted" arrives October 19.

[10/10/18 - 06:00 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Teaser Trailer & Key Art for "The Christmas Chronicles"
The holiday adventure tells the story of sister and brother, Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis), whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus (Kurt Russell) on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.

[10/10/18 - 12:12 AM]
Video: "The Night Comes for Us" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.

[10/09/18 - 09:04 AM]
Video: "Warrior" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A war veteran returns home with the hopes of peace and normalcy, but soon finds himself in a dangerous battle between a rough biker gang and the police force determined to take them down.

[10/09/18 - 07:31 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Netflix's "Making a Murderer" Part 2
Netflix presents the highly-anticipated second chapter of the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning original documentary series.

[10/08/18 - 03:34 PM]
Video: "Apostle" - Are You Ready For It? - Netflix
From writer and director Gareth Evans, "Apostle" premieres on Netflix this Friday.

[10/08/18 - 11:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at New Documentary Series "Enemies: The President, Justice & The FBI"
The four-part documentary series will premiere its first episode on Sunday, November 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/08/18 - 07:06 AM]
Video: AMC Released Today "The Little Drummer Girl" Trailer and Key Art
The anticipated series is slated to debut in the U.S on AMC as a must-watch, three-night television event with a two-hour episode on November 19.

[10/08/18 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "House of Cards" Season 6 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The final chapter of the series will launch on Friday, November 2.

[10/07/18 - 01:00 PM]
Video: Sneak Peek Into the Global Production of "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" That Premiered Today at New York Comic Con
Neil deGrasse Tyson, the famed pop-culture icon, astrophysicist and host of the Emmy Award-nominated "StarTalk," will return as host.