Connecther Presents:

GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

Dara Fauzan Cakra Dermawan, Hasanuddin University

Dara tells a story about a young woman named Dara who was not confident with her looks. In her opinion, society has defined what is beauty based on the perspective given by the mainstream media, which is the beauty based on the physical outlook only. She tried to present herself as what others want



Honest Beauty Enya Bours, Independence High School

Today's society is a place where everyone is pressured to "fit in." But if fitting in is at the expense of self-acceptance and self-expression, is it really worth it? This short film explores the impact media has on girls of all ages, and how "perfect" is a dream that doesn't require you to change i




Beauty Redefined Carlie Chaussee, Simi Valley High School

Girls are "blinded' by their true beauty because of the beauty standards in today's society. In order for us to take off the blindfolds, we need to redefine what truly makes us beautiful.



Voices Max Burbey, Francesca Reyna, St.Andrew's Episcopal School

Voices is about the beauty and impact of women. The people in this film express their feelings about women in an answer to two different questions, "what would the world be like without women?" and "what is one word you think of when you think of women?" This film is impactful and inspirational. Voi




Honest Beauty - Girls Impact The World Film Festival Clara Lind, Kungsholmens Gymnasium/Stockholms Musikgymnasium

This movie is about Honest Beauty. I chose this theme because I have always thought a lot about how girls feel this pressure to look good and "beautiful" in front of and especially for others.



The women across tradition HANNAH KEZIA JOSE, Asian University for Women

Mosammat Jasmine currently is in her 50’s is still active in road, fighting with men and society and independently finding her way for her living. She is coming from a small area in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Few years after her marriage her husband abandoned her. It was a very big responsibility for




Honest Beauty Samantha Venturo, Marvin Ridge High School

I interviewed women to find out what they see as beautiful.



Who Is JenBKLYN? Roxanne Lim, St. John's University

Media personality JenBKLYN revisits her childhood dreams and shares the experiences that inspired her to break down industry expectations and form her own company, NextJeneration.




I'm not what you see Yrys, AUCA

what to wear if you are criticized all the time? What to wear if people already have their prejudices? We often judge without knowing people's background.



Finding Beauty Kailen Kim, Etowah High School

A documentary of Eli Hughes, a non-binary transgender, who struggled with finding themself through their gender identity. This film is based on society's definition of beauty and how it affects girls, boys, and people of all genders. Coming out from being labeled as a girl to a non-binary transgende