Connecther Presents:

GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

Educating Women and Girls Esther Boamah, Montgomery College

This film helps to raise awareness on the importance of educating women and young girls in society. It also suggests steps that could be taken in order to fix the education-gap that is seen in a lot of societies.



Harvesting Hope Sarah Jahaan Khan, Headstart School

The World Health Organization (1992) reported that roughly 3 million pesticide poisonings occurred annually, and women suffered disproportionately. In many countries cotton picking is done exclusively by women, and my film highlights the health implications of chemical pesticides on them, and its un




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



Out of Frying Pan Moe Moe Myint Zaw, Eh Htoo Thaw, Lat Lat Khine, Myo Sat Aung, Minmahaw School

Social Action for Women (SAW), a shelter home for children of Burmese migrants in Thailand, is working for their education and providing huge support to the HIV/AIDS affected women. SAW also has other programs ensuring social rights of Burmese migrant women and children; and not surprisingly, this f




Progression Cassidy Robinson, James Bowie High School

Progression follows the story of a struggling mother trying to make her way to economic independence over a period of time.



More Than Here Gabriella Cisneros, Mishicot High School

A short animation that illustrates how females are ostracized in societies throughout the world. It suggests what women could do if they were given the chance. It ends with websites that allow the viewer to help the oppressed gender rise in the world with one simple gift: education.




Rural to Ramp - Handcraft Development Iwani Mawocha, Waterford Kamhlaba United World College

A closer look at how handcraft is making a difference in poverty alleviation. This short documentary shows the outcome of developing handcrafts when high-end design is incorporated. Designers and handcraft artisans are partnered to produce products that are African by inspiration and contemporary in



The Womb Lottery Jacqueline Allegra, Florida State University

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




woMEN Nicole Rodriguez, Simi Valley High School

As more women venture into a world of men, they often encounter discrimination in the workplace. This video documents the obstacles five successful women have overcome, and the advice they have to offer to young girls.



Girls Impact the World Rivly Breus, Florida Atlantic University

The is a brief video and my entry for the Girls Impact the World Film Festival Contest. It deals with the issue of girls and women, their struggles to get out of the cycle of poverty and seek education, as well as the opposition they face. I thank Water for People and Half the Sky for inspiring