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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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.



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




Suffering in Silence: The Hidden Truth About Child Marriage in the U.S. Eloise Parish Mueller, Lily Butler, Aviv Bernstein Livne, Jesse Pearce, Noshin Rahman, Laura Fullerton, South Eugene High School

This film gives an overview of the problem of child marriage in the United States, and highlights some of the current actions being taken to end this practice. It also contains information about getting involved with this cause.



Far Away Friends: Education is for Everyone Marissa Zamudio, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Marissa Zamudio, a first-year college student at Cal Poly SLO, discusses her immersion trip to Uganda in summer of 2017 with a small nonprofit called Far Away Friends. Through recall of her experiences, issues affecting girls and women in Uganda are brought to light. With a focus on sustainable deve




I am an Entrepreneur Ms. Novera Hasan Nikkon, Jagannath University Dhaka ,Bangladesh

‘I am an Entrepreneur’ is a true story of a young lady named Suraiya Sultana who established herself in the society through a hard labor and struggle .She is from such a society where due to cultural setting girls are always remaining as an economic burden to family and girls are often raised he



Not my child Anastasiia Lysogorova Alekseevna, American University of Central Asia

Early pregnancy is a huge issue in the entire world. A girl who gets pregnant decides to get rid of the child. Her boyfriend leaves her alone. She listens to her friend because she is scared that her parents or relatives will know about the child.




Second sex Shukrullah, Kabul university

This film shows the problems of Afghan women in one shot in defend duration of their lives