Connecther Presents:

GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

Distrust Them We Do Camille Morales, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus

This film is based on the article "How We Teach our Kids That Women Are Liars" by Soraya Chemaly.

Division Shaelyn Handy, Mansfield lake Ridge

Division is a short film touching base on sexually abused women fighting with their inner demons. We see plenty of films showing the act and the effect but we never truly get to understand what is going on in the victims mind, dividing the victim from who they used to be and what they are now. Divis

Hands Saud Jubaer, City University of New York

A short film on domestic violence. From a loving stroke to a deadly blow. Hands can love and can Kill. Public Service Announcement.

Childhood Interrupted Annie Gersh, Marlborough School

In this short film, I contrast the life of a young American teen with the lives of young girls living in developing countries.

Vacuum Beneath Their Wings Ananya Singh, Delhi Public School , Sushant Lok

This is a documentary that takes us to the slums of India and discusses the the problems that millions of women around the world face every day. It shows us the importance of education and basic rights. It also features the story of a woman who has had to go through the brutality of domestic violen

BEAUTY IS NOT REAL Hannah Patrick, Ligonier Valley

Beauty is nothing but a false sense of reality. It's a darkness that contrains us all. But why do we let it?

Dream Beyond Limits! Brielle Blount, Berklee College of Music

Music is a global language of communication, it's a way to express thoughts, opinions, feelings, passions, dreams and desires. Every year, all around the world, 4 in 7 females are segmented, demeaned and discouraged from pursuing their dreams, including female musicians who play non-traditional inst

Breakthrough: Overcoming media pressure and biases Karen Gaytan, Laredo Community College

Bianca is a high school student tired of being pressured to meet certain beauty standards. We follow her day and certain moments leading to her breakthrough.

How Do You See Me Sofia Diez, Johns Hopkins University

The project "How Do You See Me" is the voices of young women addressing the misrepresentation of female leaders and higher-educated women in the media. The media should represent us, not define us.

More Than Just child Bearers Ana Santiago, Tabita Barakagwira, Presbyterian Pan American School

This video is a combination of interviews with three women at the "Hospital del NiƱo y la Mujer" in Queretaro, Mexico, and teenagers from Colombia, Hungary, South Korea, Kenya, Rwanda, America, and China. The women give their personal experience with pregnancy and education, and the girls give thei

The Womb Lottery Jacqueline Allegra, Florida State University

A documentary on women facing income disparity in Sarasota, FL.

The Ripple Effect Sarah Jahaan Khan, Headstart School

'The Ripple Effect' shows how access to safe water has transformed the lives of rural women in Pakistan. When seasonal patterns began to change and rainfall became scarce, these women adopted methods of conserving rainwater. Not only do girls like Deeba no longer have to make the back breaking 8 kil

"Pretty Woman" GITW Film Festival Callista Nickelson, Farmington Senior High School

Women are bombarded every day with sexy images of female celebrities, actresses and models. These images are on our televisions, in our magazines, on billboards and almost everywhere else in between. We get caught up in the fantasy of a "perfect body" that we don't realize how effective these images

Pretty Ugly Anchitta Noowong, Pullman High School

3 Minutes short film that challenges society's ideal of beauty. And exposes the negative effect of media on girls and women around the world.

No Room Patricia Ritter, Moody Bible Institute

Lisa is a few months into her recovery when Bulimia comes for one last fight.

Comparison Kills Bailey Preston, Bay Port High School

My video explains the pressure of body image has on girls. Wether they see models in magazines or other girls in school, people are always comparing themselves to others.

You're Not Alone Macie Lemons, Amelia Lemons, McKinney North Highschool

This documentary interviews a sexual assault nurse and three sexual assault cases that she investigated and testified in. Each story explores the emotional and violation a sexual assault victim goes through, as well as society and the public's views.The film also recognizes the importance of awarene

What Makes You Beautiful? Josie Holmes , Scholars Academy

Girls are constantly criticized and belittled by the media, causing their self image and self esteem to decrease. While many agree with this "perfect image" the media spits as being the only type of beauty, this video proves that beauty is more than just a pretty face or body. "What Makes You Beauti

#FlowFreely Alexis Brown, Chanice Howard, University of Florida

This documentary explores the issue of global poverty among women, and potential effects of poverty on menstrual health. The film focuses on the domestic need for affordable feminine products on college campuses.

Life is Not a Fairytale Angelica Manriquez, San Luis High School

Life is not a fairytale describes the conditions a woman faces through her journey of maintaining silence as her friend rather than her enemy as she experiences violence and abuse.