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


2017's Top 10

From The Eagle Huntress poster in the French metro to the Liyana festival premiere where the kids flew on an airplane for the first time – 2017 has been quite a year for Shine!  We’re proud to have brought The Wrong Light to US audiences, shining a light on the topic of misrepresentation in the charity industry; joined the film Tre, Maison, Dasan about parental incarceration; and began a new documentary in which teens’ work is used to train police officers. And we couldn’t have done it without our supporters!

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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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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