Connecther Presents:

GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

Behind the Smile Carmella Matthews, Cedar Hill High School

A young girl expresses her thoughts and emotions she feels while going through depression that nobody sees. She explains how she is viewed by other people in comparison to what is really going on in her life. She reaches her breaking point and reacts to it in a way that no one will ever understand.



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




#CultureAgainstWomen Phuong Vu Hoang, Hanoi University of Science and Technology

In the world of todays, domestic violence is now becoming a significant issue of society than ever. It can happen whenever, wherever there has a woman.The reasons are usually focused on the aspects of men, marriage collapsion. However, it is forgotten that over thousands of years, the shaped cultura



Strong Elisa Moton, Bel Air High School

A teenage girl, Destiny, is forced to face verbal abuse from her mother. However, the harsh words thrown at her manifest into a physical form. Although she has thoughts of suicide, Destiny decides to push throw the pain in hope of finding a better life in the future.




Humans Extincted Prem Kumar, MGU

This is a short fiction film made for GITW. It describes how Humans Extinct by killing girls and destroying Mother Earth. This film accounts the plight of women facing around the world and also portrays about pollution. Male and female are dominating girls. So I used the word ManKind in this film. F



Amber Arianna Castillo, St. Monica Catholic High School

“Amber” follows the story of a young girl who is a victim of human trafficking. She is first seen in a missing child ad where, later, her present situation is revealed. Left cold and battered by a demanding aggressor with responsibilities she did not willingly take on and a lack of schooling, we




Regrets Jamicia Elizabeth McCalman, University of Guyana Turkeyen Campus

Regrets...A friend struggles with guilt over her best friend's abuse and how she failed to help...a short film on domestic violence...Written and Directed by Jamicia .E. McCalman



"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




Girly Things Brylie Noe, Brynna Wiese, Sikeston High School

Three young girls and one woman encounter and affected by casual and extreme instances of sexism, from the words of a stranger to the actions of those closest to them.



Stronger Chantelle Roulston, Léman Manhattan Preparatory School

Stronger is the story of a young girl that is abused by her boyfriend. Her love for him mixed with his constant mental abuse traps her in her relationship, making her feel as though she would be nothing without him. The abuse turns physical, and the young girl struggles for happiness, however a supp