Girls State (film)

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Girls State
Release poster
Directed by
Produced by
  • Jesse Moss
  • Amanda McBaine
Cinematography
  • Daniel Carter
  • Laura Hudock
  • Laela Kilbourn
  • Keri Oberly
  • Erynn Patrick
  • Martina Radwan
  • Thorsten Thielow
Edited byAmy Foote
Music byT. Griffin
Production
companies
Distributed byApple TV+
Release dates
  • January 18, 2024 (2024-01-18) (Sundance)
  • April 5, 2024 (2024-04-05)
Running time
96 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Girls State is a 2024 American documentary film, directed and produced by Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine. It follows teenage girls from Missouri navigating a week-long immersive democratic experiment Girls State, learning how to build a government from the ground up. It serves as a companion film to Boys State (2020).

It had its world premiere at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival on January 18, 2024, and was released by Apple TV+ on April 5, 2024.

Premise[edit]

Teenage girls from Missouri attend Girls State, a week long democratic experiment learning how to build a government from the ground up.

Production[edit]

In December 2023, it was announced Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine had directed a documentary film revolving around Girls State, with Apple TV+ producing and distributing.[2]

Release[edit]

It had its world premiere at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival on January 18, 2024.[3] It was released on April 5, 2024.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Girls State". Sundance Film Festival. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  2. ^ Complex, Valerie (December 1, 2023). "Apple Original Films Sets New Documentary Feature 'Girls State' From Filmmakers Jesse Moss & Amanda McBaine Of 'Boys State'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  3. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony; Patten, Dominic (December 6, 2023). "Sundance Unveils Packed 2024 Lineup That Includes A.I., Pedro Pascal, Kristen Stewart, Satan, Devo & Steven Yeun". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  4. ^ "Girls State". Apple TV+. Retrieved January 18, 2024.

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