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Let There Be Daisies Juliana Concepcion, Temple University

“Let There Be Daisies” is a short film that highlights the trivial moments three women share with one another. Inspired by Věra Chytilová's "Daisies,” the film incorporates many of the same themes of indulgence and playfulness among the women, in a world where the media continues to portray

Pitit Soley Rigodon Soeurette, Faculte d'Ethnologie

Bleaching is selling out everywhere in Haiti, and it get sells a lot, why?

You are fat... so you are beautiful Lamina Seida , École professionnelle de audiovisuel et de graphisme

Your are you are beautiful is documentary about Leblouh which is the practice of force-feeding girls from as young as five to nineteen, in My society where obesity was traditionally regarded as desirable.leblouh is practiced to increase chances of marriage in a society where high body volum

Project Beautiful Margaret Mustion, Muhlenberg College

We asked different women to be interviewed for a short film. We only told them we'd ask them one question and to answer as honestly as possible. The question was "do you consider yourself to be beautiful." The film shows women's honest reactions and depicts what today's beauty standards are defined

Poof Madeline Smith, Lausanne Collegiate School

Is she going crazy, or are things really disappearing around Janessa's house?

BEAUTY IS Daelyn Bassham, Weatherford High School

This short film is about redefining beauty, or rather, making it known that everyone possesses the ability to for themselves. I have wanted to make a video like this for quite sometime, and am very excited to have found this opportunity. Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder.

Rosie Ellen, Weiss, St Marys Anglican Girls School

A quirky and light hearted film that explores the pressures young people experience as they undergo the transition out of school and into adulthood.

My Mane Kehinde Adebimpe, Ocoee High School

A short film which encompasses a younge girl named Zuri, who struggles to accept her natural afro. Instead, she hides behind every wigs to mask her thick, frizzy and short but unique hair. She becomes confident after noticing a younge girl wearing her natural hair with confidence. This sparks courag

Better Andrea De Leon, John B. Alexander High School

A young girl overcomes her eating disorder after finding a way to healthily cope with it. Her struggles with compulsive exercise, extreme concerns about her weight, and refusal to eat, allows her to come to the realization that she is not healthy, and that she wants to get better.