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 2017 ends on March 1, 2017 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.

*Some Films May Contain Strong Adult Themes

FEMSTEM Marisa Umeh, Megan Hoang, Diamond Bar High School

FEMSTEM, the film, chronicles the rise of the first all muslim girls robotics team. Lead by a 16 year old coach, Zaina Syed, the FEMSTEM team defied the odds, one robot at a time.



Stem Inspiration For This Generation Jessica Lieng, Relena Lai, Cypress Falls High School

The stigma that less girls are in the STEM field is challenged in this documentary, exploring the highlights, motivations and inspirations of girls in Cy-Falls science extracurricular, such as the Science Olympiad team or Science National Honors Society.




CreekEffects Chinenye Ogoko, Federal University of Technology Owerri

CreekEffects tell the story of Nigerian local fisherwomen like it has never been told. Inspired by Rose, Beatrice and Gloria, it is dedicated to every woman out there in the creeks toiling and struggling to make ends meet. Women matter, girls matter. Women empowerment matter too. I hope that you enj



The Future is Female Emma Lynch, Merion Mercy Academy

I created this video by filming clips of women at the Women's March in Philadelphia and recording women speaking excerpts from President Obama's farewell speech. I chose excerpts that I believe promote political participation. As a new voter, I was awakened to the extensive list of issues facing wom




Our Gendered World Juliana Lu-Yang, Anna Barth, Montgomery Blair High School

How do daily verbal microaggressions affect the way we look at the world, and ourselves? "Our Gendered World" looks precisely at this issue, and explores the subtle but empowering ways we can change these ingrained beliefs and actions for the better.



Let Girls be Girls Leah Maldonado, Portland State University

I volunteered to lead a cohort of Sunnyside Environmental School students to educate them about the global consequences of child marriage. We focused on how education is often taken from young girl's lives in order to support early marriage, then explored how this negatively impacts not only the vic




#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



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



Girls Have Grit Too! Brooke Collins, Arts Academy at benjamin Rush

A documentary about how women are perceived in society, but with the right guidance and information we can succeed.