Connecther Presents:

GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

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

If The World Was A School Nivaal Rehman, Maryam Rehman, Sinclair Secondary School

The documentary, "If The World Was A School" follows the story of the filmmakers Maryam and Nivaal Rehman's experience in being twin activists for girls education since they were eight years old. The story unfolds with the first visit the twins made to the girls' government school in their village t

Education, Not Altar Atiyya Tul Munim, Moi University, School of Medicine

The short film, EDUCATION, NOT ALTAR tells the story of a girl living in Kakuma refugee camp Kenya, who is since the age of 14 has been fighting a war against early child marriage. For 4 years now she has persisted and fought for her right to education. The story explores her challenges, resilience

Maksad (The Aim) Pooja Gowtham Bohra, Flame University

A glimpse into the difficulties and hopes of a small town girl trapped in the expectations of society and her responsibilities towards her family.

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

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.

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

Maria: Cradle of Independence Edwin Campos, Lone Star College Cy Fair

The documentary highlights the background, education, and views of a young Hispanic female immigrant student from Mexico. Maria, Princeton University student, has accomplished far into academics, but it has not been easy at all. She details hardships she personally has encountered into her universit

Waste, A source of Resource: WAR- Learn to Empower Sadia Jafrin, Amina Azad, Jahangirnagar University, Independent University Bangladesh

Waste is a resource out of place. We saw that there was lots of waste littering here and there that made the environment hazardous. We chose this since we realized that Bangladesh does have waste management awareness but the awareness is built within people o