Beth Murphy founded Principle Pictures in 1999 to do what she loves doing most: meeting inspiring people, telling great stories, and using media as a catalyst for good. She has directed, produced, written (and in some cases narrated) nearly 20 documentary films for national and international media outlets including The Sundance Channel, The History Channel, Discovery International, Lifetime Television, The Sundance Channel, Discovery Health, PBS, NHK, and numerous international outlets. Beth is the author of "Fighting For Our Future" (McGraw Hill, 2002), a companion book to her film with the same title.
Today nearly eight million Afghan girls attend school, but this success hangs in the balance as the US prepares to leave Afghanistan.
With an agreement on the table that would allow some US soldiers to stay in Afghanistan after 2014, education advocates remain committed to holding, and continuing, the progress they've made in the past 12 years.
Filmmaker Beth Murphy returns to Kabul Province, where schools grapple with the impending drawdown of US troops.
Of the 7,500 visas set aside for Afghans working with US forces, only 12 percent have been used in the last five years.