Connecther Presents:

Gitw FILM GALLERY

ALL FILMS ARE VIEWABLE ONLINE. SEARCH BY CATEGORY ABOVE AND SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW FILMS. ALL PAST FILMS ARE VIEWABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE PAGE AND PAST WINNERS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

Voting for GITW 2018 ends on March 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST. Please VOTE for your favorite films by "liking" and "tweeting" their films from the GITW film gallery. Our $2500 cash prize people's choice award will be presented to one winner based on the total number of fb likes + tweets - (The People's Choice Winner will be chosen by judges from the Top Ten films that receive the highest number of votes). To see all prizes go to the learn page and click the prizes tab.

See VOTING rules and requirements for the People's Choice Award HERE.

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Girls Impact the World Film Festival 2018: 3 things that still todayis afecting our society Naieroby Mervil, Freedom High School

This video talks about the 3 problems that still is affecting our society. In fact, we propose solutions for those problems.



Chasing Himalayas Binita Jirel , Asian University for Women

The documentary is about my first solo trek experience to Upper Mustang, Nepal in summer 2017.




Tune Your Ears Rebecca Dharmapalan, UC Berkeley

In this film thesis I am looking at the themes of immigration, migration, civil war, genocide and freedom's effects on self-identity. In the process of filming my four South Asian grandparents, I hope to understand their lives better, and thorough their stories grow to understand the complexities of



The Real Women In STEM Montaha Chowdhury, Asian University for Women

When it comes to Science in Bangladesh, women are told generally to be doctors or go to a certain field that is"suitable" for them. But Women in the STEM in Bangladesh do exist! But how many know about their experiences? And why don't we discuss this more often? When it comes to Science, Bangladesh




The Gods will be angry Preeti Shakya, Janaki Medical College, Tribhuvan University

In Nepal, menstrual hygiene management still remains a major challenge to most girls and women- with shame and stigma attached around menstruation, limited health education and lack of hygienic sanitary materials contributing to health problems, social exclusion and poor educational outcomes. In cer



Code Like A Girl Sofia Ongele, Albert Einstein Academy

Women and girls make up only 18% of computer science graduates. If we want innovations of the future to have diversity of thought and creation, women need to be a part of the conversation. To solve this, we need more girls to learn to code. The results are astounding, just watch what happens when a




Women in STEM Winnona Li, California Academy of Mathematics and Science

Women feel discouraged from pursuing STEM careers, which can begin at a young age, leading to the gender gaps that we see in STEM fields today. In order to change these statistics, we must change the way we treat our girls at school and at home. We must encourage them to participate in STEM activit



Equality and Empowerment Through Education Grace Dorman, The Sharon Academy

Giving pure statistics and raw data on Women's education around the world, why we don't have it and why we need it.




Unimaginable: Discovering the horrors of life as a girl in rural Kenya Chloe Evans, Huntington University Peoria, Az

This documentary looks at the unimaginable lives of girls on the run. My family travels to Kenya to visit our sponsored child and we come face to face with the barbaric practice of FGM which is still alive and practiced in these rural parts of Kenya and many other parts of the world.



Team Infinity Kaylen Ng, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

At Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, a group of girls saw under representation in their CyberPatriots program. So as freshmen, they came together to form their district's first all-girls CyberPatriots team. Now, three years later, their team has inspired a multitude of girls to join STEM teams suc