In the past year of pandemics, protests, riots, and dreary news, the world needs uplifting inspirational stories that’ll motivate action and change the world. As an executive producer, Gal Gadot seeks female-driven stories in the past year who made changes in their community in National Geographic’s IMPACT.
National Geographic presents IMPACT with Gal Gadot is a short-form documentary series that follows the powerful stories of six women who are making an extraordinary impact on their communities around the world. Despite living in areas marred by violence, poverty, trauma, discrimination, oppression, and natural disasters, these brave women remain undeterred as they dare to dream, stand out, speak up, and lead.
In today’s premiere episode, it follows a story of a 20-year-old figure skater in Detroit, who has dedicated her life to coaching young girls of color to empower them both on and off the ice.
LRM Online’s Gig Patta spoke to Gal Gadot briefly during a round table interview with other reporters. We talked about the premise of the short film series and why she wanted to executive produce the series.
IMPACT is Gal Gadot’s first documentary as a producer. She was listed previously as a producer in Wonder Woman 1984. Gadot got her start modeling in the late 2000s and made her film debut in Fast & Furious, the fourth film of the franchise. She followed up with her character Gisele in the other movies, including Fast Five and Fast & Furious 6. She is best known as the title character in 2013’s Wonder Woman, and starred in its sequel Wonder Woman 1984, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Justice League. Also, she appeared in films like Date Night and Knight and Day.
The series premiere today on National Geographic’s YouTube channel with a new inspirational subject premiering each week on Mondays.
Watch the interview below with Gal Gadot. Let us know what you think.