Connecther Presents:

GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

Giving a voice Akriti Manandhar, Asian University for Women

This documentary is about a cleaner working at Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh. It shows the social and economic challenges she has to face while supporting her family through her earnings. It is an effort to give a voice to what she has to say about the society she is living in



The Undeniable Beauty Within Us Terezie Cizkova, SZŠ Brno, Jaselska High School

This video is dedicated to all the young women all over the world struggling with a low confidence, or struggling of being single. With this video I want to inspire and motivate other girls to focus on themselves, on their wishes, goals and dreams before anything else, and to find their purpose in t




eventually, it goes away Aruzhan Dossymkozha, Inzhu Dosmagambet, Turan University

This video is about Violence Against Women and Girls. Brief story sequence: social survey about the coherence between girls' clothes and raping, project 'Mother's house' , interview of girls, who were raped and got pregnant, proposal for solving the problem



Over sexualization of women within the media Mariah Vu, Saginaw High School

The video addresses the over sexualization of women in the media. It discusses the social issue of how women are treated and dehumanized to promote products.




Fries Chloe Callahan, Horseheads High School

"Fries" aims to highlight the unfortunate similarities between how woman and food are shown on screen, in addition to the difference between how women see themselves and how women are seen on TV and in movies.



my story my story my life story Asma Firdoz Iqbal Shariff -Grade 8, Niveditha Munirassappa- Grade 8, Monisha Mary Antony Das -Grade 9, Revathi Muthu-Grade 11, Varalakshmi Muthuraj-Grade 11 , Pavithra Kumar- Grade 11, Sowmya Venkatesh - Grade 8, Gopal Krishna-Grade 10, Priyan Pra, Christel House India, Bangalore

MY STORY … MY STORY … MY LIFE STORY This is a real life story based on a student named Swetha studying in 1st grade at Christel House India. We have chosen her because she is the best student in her class though from a poor background. When she first came to school she was a silent and a very sc




Burden or Boon: Live of Burmese Migrant People Eaint Thae Phyu Kyaw, James, Thein Zaw, Theingi Win, Minmahaw School

Life of the Burmese migrants in Thailand have been very miserable and challenging, especially for women and children living in the camps. The quality of life and social determinants of the basic rights including education and healthcare have been compromised of these refugee women and children in Ma



Women Are Half the Sky Megan Single, Rollins College

This video is meant to spread the word about modern slavery that takes the form of sex trafficking around the world. At any given moment, 27 million people are involved in some type of forced labor. How are we, as human beings, allowing this to happen? It is up to us to put an end to what we have pu




Talita Kum Karla Noriega Pedroza And Maria Jose Noriega Pedroza, Miami Dade College

This Short Film is called Talita Kum, it´s about every days problems, and how we choose day by day to fight and use our problems as woman's to become better or how some other chose to give up and lead the problems to addictions. This Short Film was made to create conscious about how we perceive pro



The Truth of Beauty Riko Miyazaki, Katelyn Ao, Tallulah Falls School

In the world we live in now, the media defines what is beautiful and what is not. Because of the impossible standards set by magazines and tv shows, more and more girls are becoming overly addicted to sculpting themselves into something they're not. Girls focus so much on perfecting themselves from




what's L.O.V.E Adriiana Jackson (Producer), Denise Sanchez (Videographer) North Shore Senior High School, North Shore Senior High School

When he removed her from her family she thought he was being protective. Love protects-right? When he removed her from her friends she thought he was being possessive. Love takes ownership-right? When he removed her from herself she lost sight of her worth. She thought love was suppose to hurt.



A cause greater than myself Kennedy Schaffer, Millikan High School

In June of 2016, I visited a rural community in Kenya through the non profit organization Grace Works. During this trip my life was transformed and I want to join the movement of women all throughout the world striving to better the lives of women and girls.




Zann Ayesha Siddiq, Super Nova College

A biography of the struggles of a woman, Saeeda, from the tribal areas of Pakistan. Married at the age of 12, she had to learn how to drive at the age of 16 when her husband got disabled, to provide sustenance to the family. A heroic deed in an extremely conservative culture.



"the truth behind domestic violence" The Movement Project Syd Scholes, Campo Verde High School

"the truth behind domestic violence" The Movement Project, brings awareness to domestic violence through the use of movement. Placed in the setting of an abandoned house in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico, various aged girls use dance to demonstrate the pain and fear surrounding abuse of all kind. In summar




Fake Reality Cristina Saiz , New Horizons School

Many girls in the world are raised with the idea that they should dress, behave and participate only in activities where they are socially accepted. Certain sports that these young females are interested are not well seen by society but since the majority of those people do not have a reasonable exp



WORDS SHE NEVER SAID Quint Scott, Hiram High School

A young woman attends a therapy session to begin her healing from the hurt of her abusive relationship.




Tough Cookies Jordan Maranto, The University of Texas at Austin

Debbie, Linda, Riley and Cara are your typical young women gabbing about boys and insecurities at a sleepover. But as the conversation unfolds, we learn that appearing "typical" for this group isn't as easy as it looks. A short film breaking the stereotypes and spreading awareness of the chronically



Brannon Johnson: Breaking Barriers Bailey Smith, Hammond High School

The sport of rowing is a small world, and being a minority makes it even smaller. Brannon Johnson has built her own business on the foundation of diversity and inclusion. As the first African American woman in the country to own a rowing business, she continues to overcome obstacles while paving the




The Glass Ceiling Mia Rollins, Ana Little-Sana, e3Civic High

The Glass Ceiling is the story of women facing and overcoming the social, political, and economic inequity's faced by women. Told from the perspective of activists, attorney's, politicians and students.



This is 2017 Rae Kanoa, Palos Verdes High School

In a passionately-worded poem accompanied by visuals, 'This is 2017’ touches base on the social constructions behind the oppression of women.