Shine Global gives voice to children by telling stories
of their resilience to raise awareness, promote action and inspire change.


Pflugerville High School Students: “Schooling” Us On Compassion

Pflugerville High School has been named one of the “nicest places in America” as the students go out of their way to show compassion to others.

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Children's Health Insurance Plan: Who's Watching the Kids?

Congress cannot seem to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Plan despite bipartisan support.

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#GivingTuesday and Responsible Giving

Before you give this #GivingTuesday, do your due diligence to ensure sure you are giving responsibly. The issue of responsible giving is something that was really brought home to us in the making of our latest film The Wrong Light.

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Media Literacy Week 2017 & The Wrong Light

Media literacy has become an essential skill in todays world. We came face to face with the issue in the making of The Wrong Light (2016).

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The Wrong Light on Digital and DVD this November

The Wrong Light will be available in the US on Digital and DVD this November. Pre-order now on iTunes!

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About Us

Shine Global is a non-profit media company. We produce inspiring films and compelling content about at-risk children. Through tailored distribution and outreach, we connect with our audiences in communities, classrooms, museums, and on Capitol Hill as part of a powerful engagement campaign to encourage social change.


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Shine Global aims to harness the power of documentary film as a dynamic force for positive change by creating a full outreach and engagement campaign for each of our films.


Our Latest Films

Shine’s mission is to give voice to children by telling stories of their resilience to raise awareness, promote action, and inspire change.


In this documentary/animated film, a talented group of orphaned children in Swaziland collaborate to write an original African tale about Liyana, a girl on a dangerous quest. Inspired by the children’s darkest memories and brightest dreams, their fictional character’s journey reveals parallels between her fate and that of the young storytellers. Produced in Association with Shine Global.
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The Wrong Light

In The Wrong Light, a charismatic activist leads a globally-regarded NGO that provides shelter and education for girls rescued from brothels in Northern Thailand. But as the filmmakers meet the girls and their families, discrepancies begin to emerge and the story takes an unexpected turn.
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The Eagle Huntress

This film follows Aisholpan, a 13 year old nomad girl, as she prepares to take on the all-male, all-grown-up world of Eagle Hunters at the annual Festival in the snow-capped Altai Mountains of North West Mongolia. More Info